chicken coop HELP!!!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kasiesmith, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. kasiesmith

    kasiesmith Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone I need to build a coop ASAP and have very little money... What's the best way to build a coop at little cost? I live in California it doesn't get to cold in the winter maybe the low 40's and it doesn't not snow! Help!!!
     
  2. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Overrun With Chickens

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  3. jsawler

    jsawler Out Of The Brooder

    my advice? depending on how many birds you have.find an old camper, truck cap , even a boat being trashed. anything can be converted. I've even seen them in magazines with old cars. they put a trailer hitch on them , and simply open the doors in the morning and in the evening , close them. you have a movable coop (tractor) that needs no permit. roll 1 window partially down and put wire cloth over it to keep out predators , and have adjustable ventilation. then build the coop you WANT in your yard. and have the old coop towed away!
     
  4. kasiesmith

    kasiesmith Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys for all the idea's, I found a old shed . It will work perfect ..
     
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  5. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Overrun With Chickens

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