Advice please??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by HuffleClaw, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Normal is Boring

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    Hello all,
    I need to know which ‘websites’ and/or businesses to buy a coop;pen from.

    My chickens will free range at least 4+ hours a day.

    I need room for maybe 10 chickens.

    My budget is 400 or less.

    I’d build it, but I am currently not able.

    So if anyone has any links to sites that I could get a little something from it’d be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. HuffleClaw

    HuffleClaw Normal is Boring

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  3. Pugsabi

    Pugsabi Free Ranging

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    Size wise, you should be fine but you'll need to do a few modifications if you want to use it as a coop. What kinds of predators do you get? The reviews say that it's not raccoon proof.

    Have you tried Craigslist or freecycle? Facebook marketplace might have something too. How about converting a shed from home Depot or Lowe's? Ebay can be hit or miss.

    Prefab coops tend to be a disappointment, especially since most of us would go that route, if only they were honest!
     
  4. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

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    Prefabs will be an expensive disappointment; try to find a local person to build or modify something for you. A garden shed, or a hoop coop upgraded to be predator proof.
    Mary
     
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