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Coop plans and ideas!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mcog, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. mcog

    mcog Out Of The Brooder

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    Flabergasted!! Yes. I've had 13 chickens for about 6 months now, plan to build our own coop as the prefab store baught ones are overpriced and to small. Just wanted some ideas on how to or where I could get some decent plans. Also the wife would like for it to be placed by the woods on our property. Is that a cool idea?? As we do have field mice and big milk and rat snakes..
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    No not a good idea. Woods are full of predators and everything loves to eat chickens., snakes included. Please visit the coops section above, you will find many sizes, styles, shapes etc to fit all needs. Some with step by step photos. Also please check out the predator threads for information on securing your flock.
     
  4. mcog

    mcog Out Of The Brooder

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    Will do. Thanks Drumstick Diva.
     
  5. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. There's also the "coops and runs" forum that you may wish to check out for further inspiration.

    all the best
    CT
     

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