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Building a mini coop.(Pics. Added Mar. 15)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Cruiser, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in the process of building a small barn style coop & run for my wife & daughters who have been wanting Silkies.
    I bought this on Ebay. I think it is going to look real cool on the roof.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=270348710757

    OK, imagine this (done) painted barn red with white trim & that little weather vain on top.

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    I will hopefully get all the trusses up tomorrow when I have some help. Their all cut & screwed together they just need to be put up.

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    Last edited: Mar 15, 2009
  2. chickylou

    chickylou Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it!

    I was thinking how cute it would be to have a chicken weathervane on top of the coop.

    GREAT PRICE![​IMG]
     
  3. orcasislandchickens

    orcasislandchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love it. It looks like the perfect thing for a bantam coop.
     
  4. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks,
    I should have the coop done by this weekend & I will post some pictures of the coop with the weather vane on it.
     
  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Great score! Looking forward to pics of coop!
     
  6. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great Job....ain't it fun?
     
  7. denimangle

    denimangle Out Of The Brooder

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    How Fun [​IMG]
     
  8. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I added pictures.
     
  9. Cruiser

    Cruiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK, all the trusses are up & the floor is in. I'll post more pictures tomorrow.
     
  10. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it. Mini-coops are lots of fun b/c so many folks can have just three or four hens and the mini coop makes it all seam possible to them.
     

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