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  1. kurt s

    kurt s In the Brooder

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    Dec 5, 2010
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    Here is our 8x8 coop almost finished. Waiting for our 4 Night Gards to arrive next week before putting the 12 5 week old girls out there. We have raccoons so I put hardware cloth over the basement windows on hinges so I can put the glass in and out without losing protection. Lots of ventilation needed up here for the Maine winters to prevent frostbite.


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  2. Black Cochin Bantams

    Black Cochin Bantams Songster

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    Feb 24, 2010
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    I like it. Are those stall mats on the floor?
     
  3. kurt s

    kurt s In the Brooder

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    Dec 5, 2010
    Southern Maine
    Yes. About $40 each at TSC.
     
  4. ladyride

    ladyride Songster

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    Apr 30, 2011
    East Tn
    good coop [​IMG] I'll be waiting on the colors [​IMG] [​IMG] Those ladies will be safe .
     
  5. Black Cochin Bantams

    Black Cochin Bantams Songster

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    Wouldn't they be easier to clean if they are turned over? Gosh those sure are heavy! They will NEVER wear out. Great job.
     
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  6. kurt s

    kurt s In the Brooder

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    Dec 5, 2010
    Southern Maine
    That was our original thought but now we're wondering if its better to leave them smooth side down so insects don't build nests under the mats. I found earwigs out there today. Once the girls are installed the bug situation will probably go away. And they are about 75 pounds each!!
     
  7. TommyTurkey

    TommyTurkey In the Brooder

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    Jul 1, 2011
    NW Ohio
    very nice coop...it looks well built.....[​IMG]
     

  8. reksat

    reksat Chirping

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    Mar 7, 2011
    western,MD
    Nice coop i really like the set up. Its very similar to mine.
     
  9. Chicka-boom Chicka-boom

    Chicka-boom Chicka-boom Chirping

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    May 14, 2011
    That's a very nice, and sturdy looking coop - good job! [​IMG]
     
  10. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Job well done.[​IMG]
     

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