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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Rick-AK, Jun 7, 2010.

  1. CityChook

    CityChook Songster

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    Rick - looking great! You'll be glad for the extra square footage once the snow starts flying...
     
  2. Rick-AK

    Rick-AK In the Brooder

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    Thank you. After talking with a few people here in Alaska it was suggested by everyone to insulate the floor. I had a lot of material left over from a renovation last year so I put it to good use. Hopefully I can get the walls insulated and OSB up inside this weekend as well as complete the roof; that is the goal anyway!
     
  3. Rick-AK

    Rick-AK In the Brooder

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    After taking a little time off from the construction we got moving again on it this past weekend. Some of the things left to do: Put metal roof on, put window in, trim work, install gate on the run, put a lid on the nesting boxes and connect the electrical outlets. Hopefully it will be completed by the end of this coming weekend!!!

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  4. The Chicken Lady

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  5. Wow, I've lived in houses that aren't this nice. Great job!
     
  6. Rick-AK

    Rick-AK In the Brooder

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    The girls are doing great in their coop and run. Starting to get cold here, was 33 this morning! I have an electrician coming Monday to connect everything for me and then we are just about done. Finishing touches will have to come in the spring. I picked up the chicks on April 18th, a week old and now I am getting 5 to 8 eggs a day. Thanks to all for your help.

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  7. SilverPhoenix

    SilverPhoenix Bantam Fanatic

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    Wow, it turned out beautiful! I'll bet your girls are happy as can be. Great idea insulating the floor!
     
  8. BWKatz

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    Gorgeous! Really like the purple trim. Can't believe it's 33 with all that green. Midnight here and 81F. We didn't have much spring this yr & looks like not much fall. Anyway also like the way u did the run & covered it [​IMG]
     
  9. Rick-AK

    Rick-AK In the Brooder

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    We had a very rainy and cool summer. It has been in the low 50s during the day and the leaves are dropping fast; we don't have much of a fall here.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    what a beautiful place to live or in chicken talk " Bawk bawk bawk bawk buck" think I spelled that right.
     

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