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  1. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    We live in the US, but here is BHWT----Wonderful!!! (I would leave heart emojis, but emojis never work on BYC site for me...) https://www.bhwt.org.uk/
  2. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    Any news on the 'big build'??!!
  3. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    Hope you are all better and we see your progress!!! Can't wait to see your new 'ladies' when they come!
  4. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    Hope you get well soon! Keep posting---We're all interested in your build!
  5. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    Hi Hannah, Here a pitched roof comes in many forms. It just means angled somehow. What we have and what you are showing is sometimes called a shed roof or a lean to roof. Where the roof is pitched to a point in the center forming a triangle is called a gable.
  6. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    Unless you are in the tropics that is not a good idea. We have actual windows/screens PLUS a custom hardware cloth screen in a frame that we made for seasons when window is open. We're in NH where it is bloody cold and snowy. Windows are an absolute necessity, and I think they would be for at...
  7. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    PS Honestly, we would highly recommend you go full walk in height in the coop. Our chicken coop is up off the ground but not tall and it's difficult to clean. MUCH easier to clean a coop you can walk into. We painted both coops inside with a very good satin paint---multiple coats. This made it...
  8. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    Sounds grand! We bought our coop windows on Ebay new for $24. each (combo screen/glass) You could not beat the price! We built our own door from scratch. Easy and economical! Door is board and batten. We built all the doors inside and outside of our house. Now I can build a door in a couple...
  9. countryladyNH

    Newbie chick shed and WIR build

    Welcome to BYC, Hannah! We love this thread and will be following your progress! BTW, we live in New Hampshire USA, but we're anglophiles and would dearly love to move to the UK!! LOL, if we ever win the lottery, we are out of here and off to find our dream---a little ancient, medieval looking...
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