Building stromberg coop. First coop ever.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Laney, Apr 6, 2009.

  1. Laney

    Laney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are building our first coop. We are using the stromberg plates. It is going up beautifully. My husband designed the coop to go together with the plates. We have placed it in the front pasture with the goats as it is the only pasture we have fenced in as of yet.

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    Will post more pics once we have the siding on.

    Laney
     
  2. DarkWolf

    DarkWolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing says chickens more than a geometric shape.. I must say, never seen this system used on coops before... Large greenhouses and sheds, sure.. But not coops.

    Nice work.. [​IMG]
     
  3. Laney

    Laney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband told me to write you back to say that we chose this method because our chickens lay geodesic shaped eggs : )

    But seriously he made his design size and choice based on how he could get 3 perfectly sized equilateral triangles out of one sheet of plywood. Then he fit those triangles in using his CAD software. That decided what size frame he needed.

    It's got a 5 1/2 foot peak. Big enough for little 5' 2" me.

    Laney
     
  4. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
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    looking very nice so far, please show us finished products.
    thanks.
     
  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice so far [​IMG]
     

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