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  1. back2nature

    back2nature New Egg

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    Looking for plans titled JonnyAnvil's chicken coop?
     
  2. WildBilly

    WildBilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i can give you some tips on how to make the coop, first off i would make the coop out of hemlock wood. it is long lasting, durable, and non expensive. secondly, i would make two doors for the coop , one a screen, and the other a thick hemlock winter door. a hatch, ramp, run etc.
    also make sure to put the coop off the ground at waist height, trust me you don't want to have to reach to the floor all the time to feed water and clean...i tried to use my imagination and critical thinking skills and my coop turned out good for my chickens they have room to play, eat, and sleep.[​IMG]
     
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    But wont OSB fall apart over time when exposed to moisture? Needs siding or paint
     
  4. Jo Anne

    Jo Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is iab boars
     
  5. Jo Anne

    Jo Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Mtn Laurel

    Mtn Laurel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Coop
    Not sure about OSB but - IMO - the coop needs windows for both light and ventilation.
     
  7. back2nature

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    WILDBILLY
    Can u send some pictures?
    Thanks
    Tiffani
     
  8. back2nature

    back2nature New Egg

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    Hi

    I was unable to open the coop plans to a useable format (.skp?) The file I was able to open was so minituturized as to be useless.
    Please advise
    thanks
    Tiffani
     
  9. back2nature

    back2nature New Egg

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    HELLO

    WE ARE BUILDING OUR FIRST COOP.
    WE HAVE 10 HENS.
    HOW BIG OF A COOP DO WE NEED (EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS)
    4 X 8
    6 X 8

    YOUR OPINION FOR THESE IDEAS?
    2 FT ABOVE GROUND (RAISED)
    NESTING BOXES INSIDE OF OUTSIDE? WE LIVE IN ID, SO
    SOME WINTERS ARE COLD. IF OUTSIDE, DO WE NEED TO INSULATE THE BOXES?

    DUSTING BINS
    DME + WHAT

    THANKS SO MUCH IN ADVANCE
    TIFFANI
     

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