And the coop begins

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by porkchop48, Jul 5, 2011.

  1. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The coop was already here when we got here.

    I am in the middle of power washing, repainting and doing some general repairs to it.

    The run is 26 X26 and the coop itself is 22X10 ( my measurements before were off.. whoops). The rabbit hutches are being built next to it with their run semi attached, but still seperate. Still alot of work to do but atleast we have made progress

    Any suggestions welcome :)

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  2. Tool

    Tool Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like an awesome start. Good luck. Im subscribed.[​IMG]
     
  3. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well no work got done on it yesterday. I worked a 12 hour day and was whooped when I got home.

    Hopefully today I get some more powerwashing done and then can get to the painting.
     
  4. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yeah, i know that feeling....that coop is screaming RED to me [​IMG] What color are you going to paint it?
     
  5. porkchop48

    porkchop48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It screams red to me as well... Bright barn red...

    But I might go with white with green trim to match the house.
     
  6. Animalian

    Animalian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love how keen the dog is! He's like "what's all this then?" *sniff*

    He's going to love watching 'chicken tv' like my goldie does lol
     
  7. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd do some hardware cloth or welded mesh. I'd go with RED! Must be red! Ha ha. I can't wait to see everything you do with this space. How nice to have this just waiting for some love and a purpose.
     
  8. Causin Chaos

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    Great start![​IMG]
     
  9. mestaske

    mestaske Out Of The Brooder

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    love the size of the outdoor run. Is it going to be one big coop or are you going to make it into separate coops?
     
  10. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a nice set up and beautiful views [​IMG]
     

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