@BGeezie - I read someone's post on here that had installed chicken nipples and while the chickens were getting adequate water, they preferred a bowl of water to drink from. Plus installation of the bowl was a breeze compared to the nipples, many posts about nipples from folks on here had...
We have 3 Araucana and 3 red star.
They took a bit to come out of the henhouse and into the run.
2 50lb bags of feed and scratch fit nicely under the nestboxes.
One of the neighbor's chickens comes over to welcome the new girls to the neighborhood.
Excited to get our our hens in the morning now that our coop is done. Check out my coop page here:
Glad to complete this project but it has been fun to see this go from paper to my backyard.
I've been planning to build a coop for a couple years now and remember seeing the Wichita Cabin Coop as well as some others here that inspired my design. I have a small shed in the back yard and figured I'd hang a coop off the side of it.
I laid out cement blocks for the foundation.