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  1. SANDMAN84

    Which breed are they?

    I was kind of leaning toward a Bielefelder too bc of the barring.
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    Which breed are they?

    I have a couple of pullers I can’t identify. I bought these birds from a hatchery in a Brown Egg Layer Assortment. I am pretty sure what most of them are but there is two I can’t figure out. I’ll post some pictures and tell you what I think they are. These birds are almost 4 months old. The...
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    Almost a year in the making coop!

    Hahaha I never imagined there would be so much poop!! It’s crazy what those little birds can do in a short amount of time!!
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    Almost a year in the making coop!

    A lot of my credit goes to this site!! I spent a huge amount of time reading through the posts here.
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    Almost a year in the making coop!

    It was a little bit of a pain. Figuring out the angle to cut each rafter took me awhile. After I found the angle I wanted an cut the boards I just joined them together with metal plates and some triangles made out of plywood. To hold them vertically so that I could attach them to the top plate I...
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    Almost a year in the making coop!

    As far as security goes all ventilation in the coop is covered with hardware cloth. The main door, pop door and clean out door are latched and secured with carabiners. The run is covered completely with 2x4 dog fence and the bottom half has an extra layer of chicken wire too. Everywhere I could...
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    Almost a year in the making coop!

    I have thought about that. That would maximize my space even more. Thank you.
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    Almost a year in the making coop!

    Thank you very much! I worked my tail off many days!!
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    Almost a year in the making coop!

    Last winter, after lots of research, I began building my coop. I knew that I wanted a farmhouse style coop but never could find exactly what I wanted online. No plans or even pictures. I definitely wanted it to look old timey bc I am an old fashioned guy. I would buy some material on pay day...
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    New guy here

    Hey guys! I’ve been reading from this site for a long time. I finally got some chickens and built my coop and now here I am! I have so many questions and this is the best place I’ve found to answer them. It took me about 9 months to build my coop. I would only build what I could afford for the...
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