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All done! Cheap Chick Hotel

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tuffy, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. tuffy

    tuffy Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 2, 2009
    Lake Luzerne, NY
    After 2 weekends of lots of work, our new coop addition is done! Acquired too many chicks( 32 total, 3 roos) this spring and had to add on to house them all for the winter. We did it all "on the cheap" total $ 42 for an 8x8 addition. Old coop was on the left, new addition is on the right, new roof all over. Notice the dresser drawers we used for the nest boxes (they were on the way to the dump) We had fun and the ladies are now enjoying much more room to stretch out in.


  2. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2009
    Newaygo Michigan
    Very nice! [​IMG]
  3. lauralou

    lauralou Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 10, 2007
    Central Virginia
    It looks great! Good for you, getting off that cheap. [​IMG]
  4. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    That looks great!![​IMG]
  5. Chook-A-Holic

    Chook-A-Holic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 5, 2009
    Central, N.C.
    Nice looking coop!!! [​IMG]
  6. obxWaMi

    obxWaMi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks great! Way to recycle! Dresser drawers--LOL Love it!
  7. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2009
    DJ, Alaska
    [​IMG] great job
  8. swimmom

    swimmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2009
    Great coop - I wish we had been able to work that fast on ours! [​IMG]
  9. KatyTheChickenLady

    KatyTheChickenLady Bird of A Different Feather

    Dec 20, 2008
    Boise, Idaho
    Very Nice!!!
  10. CityChook

    CityChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2008
    Minneapolis, MN
    My Coop
    Wow - I am very impressed with your recycling! I only WISH I could build something for $42.

    I used an old drawer for my nest box too. Works great! Love that old hard wood.

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