Another set of coop material questions

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chicknhawaii, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. chicknhawaii

    chicknhawaii Songster

    May 15, 2008
    Honolulu, HI
    Ok I had to can the vinyl lattice idea due to cost. I saw in an "unhandy" thread that someone built w/o wood, w/o raised nestboxes (they used a dog house), and I think no elevated roosts. They used wire all around including the top.

    My question is: with no predators (our pets stay away from all the chicks) and fairly warm weather during the summer, would this be a good set-up for our layers? Would they lay? [​IMG]

    My Cornish would love it either way lol...
  2. freshegg

    freshegg Songster

    May 15, 2008
    i started with a doghouse and no roost just 2 milk crates for nest and they love it even now they sleep and lay in there instead of there big coop.

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