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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by I Love Layers, Dec 26, 2016.

  1. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Crowing

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    I am starting out breeding large fowl Blue, Black and Splash cochins.

    I am in urgent need of some plans for a breeding coop. Preferably cheap, but we all know how that goes.

    My dad would be helping a lot with it as I am a minor, we just built a house, the only thing we didn't do was pour concrete, so we are quite capable of a chicken coop.

    We have some old windows from when we replaced windows in our old house. A lot of extra electrical wiring from our current house. Air nailer, generator for the air nailer, and hoses for it. And one of our neighbors is a retired electrician just in case we need any help.

    So some of the major costs are covered like the windows and electrical. I think if my dad does say we can build it we will sheet rock 2 sides since that's cheaper then insulation.

    But mainly I have to convince him. The minute I bring up another coop he says, You've already got one'.

    I do have money saved up for it, and I plan on using egg money to help pay for it along with money I was given by my grandpa a few years back.

    So if anyone had any plans or ideas on what to included it would be awesome if you could share!
     

  2. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Crowing

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    Any ideas?
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    The powers that be have spoken....
    I've been on both sides of the 'when you pay the rent/mortgage' line.
    Sorry, but I agree with Dad.

    Your urgency is desire, not need.

    But Hey.... keep dreaming, yeah.....
    advanced search, titles only> breeding pens
    Click that link and start reading, taking notes, and planning.
     

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