Built my Brother and his Chickens a housewarming gift!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tiffanyh, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    Well we spent the last week or so building a chicken coop for my brother--all my myself. well, my husband helped a little. He watched the kids and held the corners together for me. Such a wonderful man!

    Anyway, he just bought a fixerupper and is moving his chicken from a nice old coop to nothing! I knew he would be busy fixing the house he lives in to move in and I wanted his chickens to be safe when he got there. (Some of them came from my hatches)

    Figured he had other things to think about and I could practice my skills. It is 4x8. Has a roost inside and a small pop hole out back that will lead to a run. The large door in the front is for cleaning. The chicken window I cut and the window in the door will be covered by plexiglass and hardware cloth.

    I considered not giving to him and filling it up.

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  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    You are a VERY nice sis!!

    A perfect homewarming present and I LOVE the chicken cut out window.

    Nice job!
     
  3. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Great coop, and it's wonderful to keep chickens in the family.
     
  4. jab91864

    jab91864 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 3, 2007
    Northern Michigan
    I love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I don't have that much talent...lol. I wrench on my motorcycle myself and it is very stressful for me, I can imagine it would be the same if I were building stuff..lol.

    GREAT JOB [​IMG]

    Julie [​IMG]
     
  5. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    I seriously think you could make money building coops.

    Henry
     
  6. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2007
    Western MA
    That is a great idea and i love the coop. I wish i had been blessed with a sibling like you.
     
  7. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 11, 2007
    Gervais OR
    Wow what a great job you did!! He is lucky to have you as a sister. [​IMG]
     
  8. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    AWW...you guys are warming my heart. Its nice to hear after the $ and time I put into it. I suprised him yesterday with it! Do you know how hard it was to give away??? I really was looking at all the places I could have put it in my yard!!!!

    Anyone want to buy a chicken coop in CT??? [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2008
  9. Critter Crazy

    Critter Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2007
    Binghamton, NY
    Job Well done!!!
     
  10. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    No but I want to move there so I can get one like that LOL but seriously I do
     

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