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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by misskes, Jun 15, 2017.

  1. misskes

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    Thank you!
     
  2. Then I Will

    Then I Will Songster

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    Very nice coop!! Be brave about painting it fun colors!
    Another thought- a little extra bedding in the nesting boxes will keep eggs from breaking, and reduce the likelihood of your birds learning that their own eggs are a delicious treat!
     
  3. fightingbunny

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    It turned out very nice! How hard will it be to paint it with the hardware cloth on?
     
  4. kmb383

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    Nice work! Now let's see some pics of the chickies moving in! hehehe
     
  5. misskes

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    Thank you!
    I bought a very nice, deep pink for the coop part. I wanted it to kind of look like one of those old Victorian houses.
    I have straw in their nesting boxes now. I used the shavings as a temporary solution until I made it to the store.
     
  6. misskes

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    I painted the run area before the harware cloth went up. I only need to paint the actual coop area, the hardest part of which will be the side with the chickens in it. They're curious little buggers and I know they're going to be all up in my way lol
     
  7. misskes

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    I need to figure out how to put video up here; I have tons of clips of their antics.
     
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  8. kmb383

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    Did you bury the hardware cloth so digging predators can't get to them?
     
  9. fightingbunny

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    I bet you end up with a pink chicken as you know one will step/flop in your paint!
     
  10. aart

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    My Coop
    Upload to youtube then link here.
     

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