Coop all painted and finished

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Tracyree, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Tracyree

    Tracyree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had my coop renovated, I'm so excited!!



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    We had it painted green and brown to match our new house. Had all the old chicken wire replaced with hardware cloth. The inside was finished out with cedar. Just needs roosts and nest boxes. Chicks are only 2 weeks, so I figured we had some time for those.

    We will move it to where it goes next week and then to start out the run!!
     
    Last edited: Jun 6, 2011
  2. BlueBetween

    BlueBetween Chillin' With My Peeps

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    nice! It looks great in both the before and after pictures, if you ask me!
     
  3. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Ceder is supposed to be bad for respritory. Maybe with the ventilaztion though it would be ok.
     
  4. serenityNH

    serenityNH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love it !! [​IMG]

    I researched cedar wood with chickens when we were putting together our shed- everyone told me cedar was fine for wood just not shavings because of the chickens breathing in the cedar dust? I would think as long as the cedar smell is not overpowering it would be OK. [​IMG]
     
  5. Looks Fantastic ! [​IMG]
     
  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:2x, cedar shavings are toxic. with cedar walls, or white cedar that has been "aged" for a while would be OK for chickens.

    I love that set up!
     
  7. jcf3202

    jcf3202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very nice!
     
  8. SIMPleChick

    SIMPleChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love the green!
     
  9. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow!!! [​IMG]
     
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  10. Tracyree

    Tracyree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks all. I hadnt intended on it being cedar. Our handy man chose the wood. I researched it after finding out and the consensus seemed to be that plank cedar is fine.
     

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