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

    May 4, 2011
    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

    Apr 14, 2011
    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.


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