recycled coop

  1. Recycled Material Coop

    Recycled Material Coop

    Recycled Material Coop by Dinosaurolophus posted Sep 18, 2017 at 8:52 AM This is a picture of my coop made from recycled materials. I used an old swing set stand for the base and covered the sides with pallet boards. The paint is an old can of deck stain. Its main purpose was for housing...
  2. Very Low Cost But Tons of Work: Recycled Coop

    Very Low Cost But Tons of Work: Recycled Coop

    UPDATES: As of 2017, my town allows up to 6 chickens per acre. I have scooted the coop over to where the wire run used to be, because my air flow works better in the Summer and Winter. I have wire covered/enclosed another maybe 15' X 32' area on both sides of the greenhouse so the hens can...
  3. Someday Farms Polish Pallet Coop

    Someday Farms Polish Pallet Coop

    Here are a few pictures from the coop build. I hope you enjoy please feel free to ask any questions and comment. I had a good level spot of ground we had at one time had an above ground pool so it already had a base level of sand as well. Our son He has this coop building down! I stood...
  4. Repurposed and scrap material coop

    Repurposed and scrap material coop

    Let me first apologize for my lack of building skills, I am not a carpentar. As you read this post forgive me carpentry mistakes. I hope to show that if I can do this anyone can. 6 months ago my wife mentioned starting a chicken flock in our suburban neighborhood and I told her she'd need a...
  5. The  Chickadee Club

    The Chickadee Club

    YEA!!! FINISHED !! I'm so proud!! My Ladies getting on roost. ..Before run is done but pullets are now inside. Everything seemed to be perfect for me back in March!! Jennifer (dd), Maycee (gd) and I all decided to get some EE's at the TSC.. I had a friend who had said he had just taken...
  6. Pallet Ritz

    Pallet Ritz

    So, I work at a school co-teaching 3 and 4 year old special needs children mixed in with general ed. Summer started and I was completely bored. I have had chickens before(every Easter) but never for long term. I convinced my husband I needed a project for the summer and he agreed to 5...
  7. our wing it Pallet Coop

    our wing it Pallet Coop

    We decided this year that we wanted to get chickens again after having every flock weve ever owned eaten by predators and we knew we needed to build a new coop 1) because the bear tore the entire back half of our old coop off 2)because we wanted to relocate it to a larger area that is less...
  8. Reclaimed Cedar Chicken Coop

    Reclaimed Cedar Chicken Coop

  9. No real plan just let the wood lead the way.

    No real plan just let the wood lead the way.

    So this is our coop we built out of wood we managed to find around the area.... we only bought four hinges, and some tar paper and shingles so far. (we have not done the run yet). so this is our story... it has taken only two days of solid work 0900-2000 the first day and 0800-1700 the second...
  10. Fort Chicken

    Fort Chicken

    After two raccoon attacks in which enlisted Chickens were killed at the Chicken outpost in Greenbrier, Arkansas, Colonel Red Rooster summoned the help of me to establish a coon proof fortress in which Chickens would longer fear the piddly little hands of a racoon. The result of the undertaking...
  11. My year long Semi-Green Chicken Coop

    My year long Semi-Green Chicken Coop

    Well this is the start of the year long project. Yes it was a year. With so many other thing happening, it is just how things like this worked out. So we brought these pallets. We bought 22 of them and we paid $2.25 a piece for them. They are 7'4" x 4'6". We used my shop's interior to set...
  12. Coop with storage

    Coop with storage

    Here is the coop I built several years ago. It measured 8'x12' and I got all the materials from an old storage building that I took apart and reused. The bricks didn't last long, a strong wind picked it up and shifted it so I ended up just sitting it on the dirt. I got the window at...
  13. How we built a redneck chicken coop out of scraps

    How we built a redneck chicken coop out of scraps

    We had no idea how to build a chicken coop, but after finding BYC and looking at several, we figured out they all had a few things in common, so we built one with all the common features. I had lots of ruff cut 2 x 4's left over from granite shipping crates, so we used them to frame it up. Next...
  14. Mobile Hen House

    Mobile Hen House

    List of dimensions: Floor – 8’x12’ Rear Deck – aprox 8’x2’ Cattle Panels – 3 at 12’ (purchased 16’, then cut them down to 12’) Green-treat boards – 4 at 2x8x14’ Pallets - 9 at 40” wide My coop is very special to me, and I am so thankful and proud of my family who persevered with me to...
  15. Cheezychicken Builds A Coop

    Cheezychicken Builds A Coop

    My two chicks are getting really big and need to get out of their little brooder box, AKA plastic storage bin. SO here I am building a chicken tractor. I have NO money. None, zip, zero, nada. I get my social security check on the third of the month, pay my bills on the fourth and on the...
  16. Recycled Coop

    Recycled Coop

    OUR "RECYCLED"COOP After moving to a country place this past April, my wife started to talk about having a chicken coop. We had always lived in suburban neighborhoods (Track Homes) so the idea of having chickens seemed like fun. After estimating the cost of building from all new materials...
  17. Averys Springs Coop

    Averys Springs Coop

    Avery's Springs Disc Golf Course Coop All the wood in this coop was donated from a local man who had removed it from a church. Can we say Free-cycle. I started by building the base using some 2x6's and wood screws, Got a 4x4x12 and cut it into four 3 foot legs and attached them to the frame...
  18. The Coop And The Kids

    The Coop And The Kids

    Growing Up Fast I finally finished the coop, except for paint. All I have left is the run, which I believe they are to small for now anyways. Since, I my last page I had a minor chicken crisis. While sitting in my shop at work checking my e-mails and get ready for the workday, I heard a...
  19. Rriveramris Chicken Coop

    Rriveramris Chicken Coop

    They will sell any Idiot a Chicken For the last few years I have wanted to raise chickens. I am not sure exactly why but the thought of having chickens in the back yard really appealed to me. The problem is I was born and raised in Los Angeles and had no idea how to raise or care for chickens. I...
  20. Our Coop 4

    Our Coop 4

    Hi! Here's our coop, built for 10 chickens almost entirely out of junk materials. Our design was mostly inspired by the availability of several landscaping timbers we took out of a decommissioned garden bed (for the basic framing), a couple kitchen cabinets (for nesting boxes), and several old...
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