Any way to make a storebought coop sturdy?

Silkiechicken66

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So my neighbor just gifted us their flock. We are getting their coop once we can get it moved over. It’s one of those flimsy store bought ones.

It already needs a new nesting box door put in, so I was wondering if there’s any other way I could make it last longer? Make it more stable/durable? It will just be used to pen sick birds away from the flock.
 

ChickenCanoe

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Using it as a quarantine coop is a good idea. That's about all they are good for. Without seeing it all I can say is to just add more reinforcement. Perhaps cover with new siding and/or reinforcing framing. It isn't hard to make them bigger. Just cut out one wall and build 3 more walls.
 

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