Chicken Tunnel

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Alpha Chick, Nov 15, 2010.

  1. Alpha Chick

    Alpha Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Several months ago I saw a Coop and Run with a chicken wire tunnel between the two. I can't find that picture now and was hoping someone knows what I am talking about and can point me in the right direction. We are just about finished with our coop and run and are putting in a tunnel between the two and hoped to be able to see how others have done this.

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  2. kcsunshine

    kcsunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's mine. The wire is stapled to a wood bottom frame. The tunnels are built in sections so I can pick up and move and set up different configurations to get the chicks to their tractor. And, yes, I've been told it's not predator-proof, but I haven't had a problem yet. Mine press up against their run when they see me moving it about and can't wait to take off through their "tunnels".

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  3. Cluckn Crazy

    Cluckn Crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres my tunnel. We comprimised, as I wanted the coop to have a window but Dh didn't want to cut a new window in the shed. The tunnel works great - but the chickens use it much more then we expected (like 80% of their day) and it is now full of chicken poop. The next week or two we are going to make some adjustments. We will add a lid for easier cleaning, and a 2x4 edge to keep debris away from the hardware cloth. Gook luck!


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  4. LaurelRidgeDreams

    LaurelRidgeDreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here's ours.

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  5. RIBill

    RIBill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No photo, but mine is just left over 1x2 wire fence bent into a top an sides. One side is stapled to the coop and the other end is wired to the run. Under/behind the ramp is hardware cloth to keep them from escaping under the coop.
     
  6. hongyush2008

    hongyush2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Nice share, I like this one more, very clean and beautiful..
     

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