$52.50 coop & run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by fairladi_chick, Mar 25, 2009.

  1. fairladi_chick

    fairladi_chick Out Of The Brooder

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    this is my DH's uncle coop & run. this coop & run is just as good as free to build. first pic shows how the roof over the door is,, right now there is 1 window, but will be adding more
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    next pic is the front.
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    just a regular chain link fence with cedar trees for posts & the top of the fence rail. the door for the chickens is on a pully cord so he can stand outside of the pen & open or close the door.
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    this gate is made from plastic & some wood to attach the plastic to.
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  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Thats very cool ... I love the roof... And veryy cheap.. [​IMG]
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    OMG, I love the idea of using the trees as posts. I need to build another pen and I didn't want to have to go buy posts. You gave me an idea of what to do with all the ash trees that are dying on my property. Thank you for posting your pics. [​IMG]
     
  4. 98 gt

    98 gt a man of many... chickens

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    mine is similar, but different used cedar in mine as well...
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    actually it is nothing other than cedar.. cut out planks from a log and sided it with cedar too... [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2009
  5. headred

    headred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love recycling trees and limbs! AND I love FREE! I did something like this for my duck coop. Found a LITTLE TIKES playhouse on CRAIGSLIST for free, which was awesome because my ducks hardly use it anyway. And then recently I made some trellises for my yard out of fallen branches....way cool and free also!! But you must have a nail gun to put it together easily. Look at my website for my "coop" set up and my trellises. Sorry, too lazy to upload pics!
     

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