Thank you for all the wonderful comments!
@Bullitt -I honestly don't know the exact figure of cost; I really don't want to know. lol I am going to say 1500.00-1600.00 roughly.
@bilsie - They use all of the nest boxes, but each day only two holes are used, but it is never the same hole two...
@PharmGirl---- Thank you!
@Vthunstrom---- Thank you!
@Crazy Petunias----- Chicken math has already filled this one. lol. I am working on a different one now that my wife has designed. The insulation is really not for our winters here in North Texas as much as it is for our unbearable heat. I...
It is 96 sq ft. I have 9 hens and 1 rooster that resided in it for the first time last night. I have 25 more layers coming in on April 3.
I had to move my layers from their current run, because I had 50 meaties to go in that one. They were getting to big and stinky for the brooder.
Introducing, "Coop, there it is." The name was picked by a contest I ran on Facebook giving away 1 dozen fresh eggs to whoever came up with the most creative name. This is what I chose.
The story behind building this coop:
My wife decided she wanted to paint our house, but didn't want to...