Chicken Jungle Gym

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chicken Boo, Sep 13, 2010.

  1. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Songster

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    I wanted to give my girls some vertical space. So we built a chicken jungle gym out of the scrap wood from the hen house construction.


    My DH making a set of roosts.

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    The finish product.

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    An environmental "henhancement" device made from left over hardware cloth.

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    Making use of the jungle gym.

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  2. 3chimama

    3chimama Songster 8 Years

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Awesome!!! Great idea!!!
     
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress 9 Years

    Quote:x2!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. kealalegacy

    kealalegacy In the Brooder

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    What a great idea! They look like they are having a good time... and I love the little "snack box" you have there... great idea!
     

  5. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Songster

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    Awesome!

    I wish you lived closer - I need one of those for my parrots!

    I may have to copy that.

    Very creative.
     
  6. MaKettle

    MaKettle Songster

    I am glad to see this! [​IMG]

    I too did the same thing to use some of the empty vertical space in my run....I was told by several people that birds are ground animals (tell that to my chicken who flies on top of my 6ft run) and would not use this sort of thing....
     
  7. kichohana

    kichohana Songster

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    That is awesome! Ground birds - ha! Mine like to go to the upper roosts in their run. YOU took it to the next level! [​IMG]
     

  8. I like that, what a great idea !![​IMG]
     
  9. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    What a great idea! I'm sure your chooks love it -- I know mine would. I'll have to see what I can come up with ... [​IMG] Thanks for sharing!
     

  10. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Songster

    Mar 12, 2009
    Medford, Oregon
    That is very COOL!!! You give me ideas and that is what I LOVE about BYC's.

    All I have are large branches on log halves that are very popular but then there is all this wasted space.

    I'm going to plan something based on your plans. Thank you

    These are my original 10 birds taken last year - up to 30+ (how did that happen?)
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