Building a coop, and run. UPDATE 10/31/08 FINALLY DONE......

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tknjk, Oct 23, 2008.

  1. tknjk

    tknjk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got the run built the other day. It's 5'x8'. I will have 6 chickens, and they will also have access to the yard during the day. I am starting on the coop tommorow. I will update when the coop is built.

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    And my first chicks. 3 buff rocks, and 3 Black Australorps.

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    Last edited: Oct 31, 2008
  2. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
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    Looks really nice!!!
     
  3. Chicky Tocks

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    Oct 20, 2008
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    Very nice! It's so pretty, new and unpoopinated.
    Can't wait to see the coop. [​IMG]
     
  4. Buckaroo

    Buckaroo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice, I like the chicken, dogs signs.
     
  5. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice job:[​IMG]
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  6. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    TOO CUTE!!!
     
  7. tknjk

    tknjk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know OSB isn't probably the best choice, but it will be painted, so it should be OK. I need to add some trim to hide my poor carpentering skills. [​IMG] I also need to add a door, and walkway leading to the run. On the front the long rectangular hole on the bottom is going to be the nesting bod made out of 3/4 ply. Thats will get done at a later date. The hole on the right side is going to be a double door so I can clean the coop out. The hole on the front top is going to be a screened window with closable shutters. Hopefully I will be able to finish it by the end of November. Anyhow enjoy the pics, and feel free to give advice. This is my first coop. BTW it is 4x6, and is for 6 chickens.

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  8. tknjk

    tknjk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I forgot to add. It's not in place yet either. I have it moved away from the wall, and the run so I can work on it.
     
  9. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    My goodness you've been busy today!!!! :eek:

    Its looking AWESOME!!!!!!!
     
  10. tknjk

    tknjk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daughter with her first chicken. [​IMG]

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