Converting recycled frames into a run framework

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by egyptchick, Jun 5, 2011.

  1. egyptchick

    egyptchick Out Of The Brooder

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    A friend suggested.converting an old carport or gazebo framework into a run framework. The hardware cloth could be attached.with zipties or wire. anyone try this?
     
  2. calicokat

    calicokat Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2009
    azalia, indiana
    I haven't tried it but as long as the gazebo is sturdy, it sounds like a great idea! We used an old screen dor for our run, and that might be a good idea for your gazebo too.

    Depending on your climate, you could build an enclosed area inside the gazebo for shelter if needed.
     
  3. HoneyNBenNKids

    HoneyNBenNKids Out Of The Brooder

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    That's a good idea! I had read where someone used one of those to make a coop by covering it with plastic. We thought of doing that but we've been collecting free stuff to make the coop.

    Honey
     

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