Where Chicks Rule

  1. woodsygal
    Hi all, I'm sharing my coop photos.
    The coop is 5' x6' and the run is 3' by 8'. It currently houses 6 with a capacity of 8-10. I say 10 since the door to the run stays open in mild weather as it has hardware wire on all 6 sides. My chicks also get a few hours of free range time each day.

    Aside from using plywood on the floor and roof, all of the wood is from reclaimed pallets. It still cost close to $300, the following is an approximate breakdown:
    • Roof (2 sheets and end caps) $55
    • Plywood $30
    • Plexiglass for windows $20
    • Hardware Wire (36" x 50') $60
    • Paint (two 1gal exterior paint) $45.
    • Hardware (screws, washers, hooks, chain, door latches, 24 hinges(!!), roofing nails, etc) $65
    = $275.00





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    Has 3 windows (1 on back) which open to different levels .

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    Thanks for looking and I hope you like it. The chicks seem to love it.

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  1. gkleing3
    Absolutely awesome! Great design and build.
  2. woodsygal
    Thank you marxmail. Had never built anything like this before, it was fun.
  3. marxmail
    wow... I really like this... storage incorporated is a great idea. Very lucky chickens.

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