Anyone Have a Deck Storage Box Coop??!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by apack711, May 15, 2010.

  1. apack711

    apack711 Out Of The Brooder

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    We have this deck box, and were thinking about making it into a little mini coop for a couple bantams. I know people have done this before. I saw a really neat one once, I keep searching but I can't find it and its driving me nuts! If you've done this I'd love to see some pictures or if you've seen any posts of Rubbermaid type deck storage boxes let me know! Thanks so much in advance!

    This is the model we have:
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    Do you think it would make a nice little coop?
     
  2. Ms. Cluckingly

    Ms. Cluckingly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the idea of using what you have, but I'd be worried about the chickies roasting in there in the summer. It would need to have good ventilation windows, windows for sunlight, insulation between the two walls of plastic, etc.. I'm sure more people will chime in, but I dunno. It could work, but I just dunno. [​IMG]
     
  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    I'd be worried about ventilation, too. Also, it seems rather small...
     
  4. illegal avian

    illegal avian Cooped up

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    Why don't you just convert one of those barns in the background?
     
  5. illegal avian

    illegal avian Cooped up

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    Quote:oops! Just realized that is an advertisement and the dysfunctional family is not really yours. [​IMG]
     

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