1. BlueLagoonRabbitry

    BlueLagoonRabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wan wanitng to know if it wold work if i built a coop out of cinder blocks or should i do blocks the first 2 feet?
     
  2. scooter147

    scooter147 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wouldn't see why not.
     
  3. sugarbush

    sugarbush Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For me it would depend on the climate. If it was in the north I would use a wood structure because 1. cinderblock construction is hard to insulate, 2. freeze/thaw can reduce the life of a cinderblock construction if the footers are not done properly, 3. cinderblock construction needs footers.
     
  4. BlueLagoonRabbitry

    BlueLagoonRabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well i really just wanna go up two feet on the sides also anyone turned a celer into a coop?
     
  5. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    Quote:Depending on where you live, the footings need to go below the frostline, which around here is 42" below ground. Then on top of footings you can start laying your cinder block up.

    Is this a foundation for your oldstyle henhouse?.....or a different coop?
     
  6. BlueLagoonRabbitry

    BlueLagoonRabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    diffrent coop im gonna have 10 coops by the time im done and all gotta fit in an area thats 100' long and 50' wide lol
     
  7. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    Maybe just one 50x100 building?
     
  8. BlueLagoonRabbitry

    BlueLagoonRabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cant afford that
     
  9. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    Yeah, me either.

    Just asking...you never know.

    Good luck with your coop builds. [​IMG]
     
  10. BlueLagoonRabbitry

    BlueLagoonRabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goin outside to work on cinder coop
     

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