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Bought It Instead Of Building It...much Easier

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickie<3, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. chickie<3

    chickie<3 Chirping

    Jul 6, 2010
    Long Island, NY
    Had my husband look at some plans to build a coop...looked into these coop kits that cost a fortune and arent made so well...found a local guy who builds coops...tada..chicken coop...
    Insise the coop
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2010

  2. Unclebean

    Unclebean Rest in Peace 1977-2013

    Jun 10, 2010
    Tower City, PA
    That is a cute little coop! Your chicks will be happy!
  3. elmo

    elmo Songster

    May 23, 2009
    Looks very nice...and matches your shed, too.

    Are the vents on the sides?
  4. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
    western NC
    If I could find one like yours that was less expensive than making my own, I would do it, too! Really cute little coop!
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair &amp; Feathers

    I have built my own (two of 'em), bought a coop kit, AND had one built for me. The best coop is the one a professional carpenter and coop-building expert constructed. I could NOT have done as well. The coops I built serve their purposes, and I'm very proud of them, but I am construction challenged when it comes to framing and some finer touches. Those I built are basic buildings. So I didn't mind paying for the expertise and labor as well as the materials. Oh, as well as having it done much more quickly than *I* could have completed something nowhere near as functional. That alone was worth it!

    I think you made an excellent decision. That's a great coop.
    Last edited: Jul 9, 2010
  6. countrychix

    countrychix Songster

    Mar 18, 2010
    Frewsburg, NY
    Great looking coop, both inside and out! Workmanship looks great too, lots of attention to detail. My only concern is venilation, I'd don't see any.
  7. PhilErvin

    PhilErvin Songster

    Sep 11, 2009
    Yucaipa, CA
    OK - Someone has to ask - HOW MUCH DID IT COST???

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