Almost there! Pics inside

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Momagain1, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    in the last 3 weeks, so really only 1 wk and 2 days of work with DH's work schedule we have went from this:

    NOTHING...

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    this:

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    nothing wrong with manual labor by kids:

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    Got to (albeit backwards) put in the opening for the chicken door on the other side, the window opening and the trim..
    got to paint the $5 door...thinking off white maybe...

    so..thats my deal today..thats what we did!
     
  2. Heckel's Hens

    Heckel's Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i REALLY love the color!!!! And actual roofing? WTG!




    (On a side note...how many chickens do you plan for there? i know you just had an influx of chicks. iam in the same boat with a good-sized coop, but too many babies. LOL)
     
  3. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    we currently have 31 chickens (darn chicken math..) but this is a 10x10 and only suitable for 25...so we'll have to butcher some later on in the summer...

    the color: barn red @ menards..cheap!
     
  4. wolfandfinch

    wolfandfinch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looking nice! I can't wait to start on my coop [​IMG]
     
  5. TNChick721

    TNChick721 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks awesome! Love the Barn Red. I just love seeing pictures! Thanks so sharing![​IMG]
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Aweseome job! I might want to hire your little painter.
     
  7. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Whoot whoot, congrats
     
  8. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    WOW ! Very nice, I love the color too ! [​IMG]
     
  9. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    ahhh..hubby just surpised me..

    while myself and the kids were at taekwondo...he found some outdoor paint, a cream/off white color and painted the door one coat...
    he said if I like it..we'll paint a second coat tomorrow a/m...
     
  10. perchie.girl

    perchie.girl Desert Dweller Premium Member

    Very good job for sure....

    Um why the deadbolt? To keep em in or to keep someone out.... LOL.
    I can picture little chickie lock picks dead of night one holding the other up while she picks the lock.... [​IMG]

    Yeh Yeh I know salvaged door... hee hee.
     
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2011

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