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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Agent1611, May 25, 2011.

  1. Agent1611

    Agent1611 In the Brooder

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    [​IMG] well, since I'm officially a chicken owner now, I thought I'd put my coop up for review. It's not finished yet. Pictures in next post... [​IMG]
     

  2. Agent1611

    Agent1611 In the Brooder

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  3. motoclown

    motoclown Songster

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    Looks good, is there ventilation up top?
    Something we are modifying in our first coop.
     
  4. rice7438

    rice7438 In the Brooder

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    nice job! I too am a newbie [​IMG]

    I second the ventilation idea. I put vents on each side of the coop....from what I read they are a really good idea.
     
  5. Agent1611

    Agent1611 In the Brooder

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    Taking the advice from an article in this website, there are two gable vents, two windows, and venting under the eaves.
     
  6. Agent1611

    Agent1611 In the Brooder

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    First coat of paint! Still need to make pop door, roosts, and shingle it.

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  7. JusticeFamilyFarm

    JusticeFamilyFarm Chirping

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    Looks nice! [​IMG]
     

  8. dcouette

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    Looks great! Nice job; cant wait to see your progress
     
  9. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Songster

    Great start, but I gotta say it...think more ventilation

    Also the base it's on is a great new home for a skunk or other varmits
     
    Last edited: Jun 8, 2011
  10. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Songster

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Thats cute. I love the color.[​IMG]
     

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