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Chicken coop and run! (First coop)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Silkie88, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Silkie88

    Silkie88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi guys, i built this coop by my self 3-4 months ago and would like to share it with you :) I curently have some quail in it, but i will be putting 6 silkies and 2 plymoth barred rocks in it, in 2 weeks!! Please take into consideration that im only 15 and have no carpentry experiance. Thanks for barring with me ;) heer it is!
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    Last edited: Mar 29, 2012
  2. Joe.G

    Joe.G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like it, I would have made it a touch taller so I wouldn't have to bend one as much to look in. I do see some gaps around the nest boxes that could allow unwanted animals in at night Id try and tighten that up a bit and prob also put down some more hay or wood chips.
    Once again nice job.
     
  3. Silkie88

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    Thanks for the awesome feedback, and its funny you mention the height i was going to suggest in the video to make it taller but it slipped my mind! :) take care.
     
  4. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    Looks nice! I'd put some shavings in the bottom of the coop itself, it'll help them from tracking poo into the nest boxes. You put a lot of thought into the details and it shows. :thumbsup
     
  5. Jessica_1285

    Jessica_1285 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice job!
     
  6. Silkie88

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    Thanks a lot for a great comment!! That makes sense guess im off to the feed store :)
     
  7. Silkie88

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    Thanks =D
     
  8. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great coop! I am very impressed! I like the feeder that slides under the shelf.
     
  9. ScottM

    ScottM Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very impressive, I'd put a stain on the exterior to increase its lifespan
     
  10. Silkie88

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    Thanks for that :D Glad you noticed the feeder :) take care.
     

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