A neat way to use free pallets and spools

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Lark Rise, May 9, 2011.

  1. Lark Rise

    Lark Rise Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2011
    East Central Georgia
    My BIL sent me this pic of how he houses his mushing dogs in Alaska. I love the idea of using free pallets and spools. Any ideas as to how this idea can be converted to use for chickens?


    Last edited: May 9, 2011
  2. Connorrm

    Connorrm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2011
    Capital District, NY
    That is awesome! Though, I would think you'd spend a fortune on hardware cloth. Around here the weasels would easily slip through those to nosh on some chickens.
  3. catsmithpuddin

    catsmithpuddin Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 19, 2009
    haughton louisiana
    HHHUUUMMMMMMMMMM. Ideas running thru my mind!
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    I am speechless. [​IMG]
  5. schellie69

    schellie69 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 8, 2009
  6. jettgirl24

    jettgirl24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2010
    Duvall, WA
    Awesome! We were going to build my new coop out of pallets but my parents just remodeled and have a huge pile of lumber for me to use instead. I may consider this for the run though, I love the link from ChickensAreSweet with the wire "windows"! I'm definitely going to think about this for my run as there is a dairy in the valley nearby that has a HUGE pile of pallets they want to get rid of. Too bad they aren't strong enough for horses, I've got a whole new paddock and pasture I want to fence for them!

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