building paradise for the birds

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by birdman55, Dec 4, 2014.

  1. birdman55

    birdman55 Songster

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    hello this is the birdman coming in from bird central...here in lovely michigan...home of the chickens, peafowl, pheasants, turkeys,
    and soon to be ducks...watch as the building begins..
    ive been told that i should start a thread on my coops that i will be building....so i am..hope everyone enjoys it..
    they wont be fully done until prolly late summer with everything....hope this will give ideas to many on how to build..
    ive seen my fair share of large breeder coops and now its time for me to put what i have learned to the test and make
    some nice coops...see the goal is to have it built (walls, netting on top, and wires around the perimeter...today and
    tommarow) and then order the thermal bowls so the birds waters dont freeze and install all of them asap...and then
    ofcourse seperate the birds for the breeding season coming up and wait for nature to do its part...plan is to install roofing
    and a windmill for electricity this summer so everything can run off of the natural powers...then once this is done...a pond and
    one large netted area for some ducks and peafowl....so one thing at a time and here we go...hold on to your chickens..this is gunna
    be a learning experiance...
    hope you enjoy the thread flockers...lol
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  2. Trefoil

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    You must be hardy to start a project like this in the winter. Can't wait for more pics. Thanks for taking the time.
     
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  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Crowing 9 Years

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    OK I subscribed,, remember I'm watching you..
    I started a similar thread on meat chickens,, not going too strong,,

    ........jiminwisc............
     
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  4. bigmrg74

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    He's a born and bread Michigander. We don't freak out over a little cold weather like somebody from down south would. [​IMG]

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  5. birdman55

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    lol isn't that right...well just got the call from menards they are on there way...they shall be here in two hours...so ill prolly get the wood in its spot and that will be a wrap for the day...then tommarow for my bday I will be working on it....the cold don't really bother me so it will be worth it either way...I cant wait till its done tho
     
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  6. misfitmorgan

    misfitmorgan Ordure Heir

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    The chickens or the thread on them lol [​IMG]
     
  7. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Crowing 9 Years

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  8. birdman55

    birdman55 Songster

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    well how much you want for it....and they came and dropped the wood off just in for a break it is dark now...just moving all the boards where they belong..
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    you know what these guys were doing....fighting...not cool gotta get them built asap
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    hey man wheres my coop im sick of dealing with all this fighting
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    hey man I second that tired of this my other peeps are picking on me
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  9. birdman55

    birdman55 Songster

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    touch me and see what happens

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    yeah im tame

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    well up we go

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    pile on the bday boy...
     
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    birdman55 Songster

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