1. peanutshark

    peanutshark Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! So I need to seriously upgrade my coop. It's actually a repurposed motorcycle crate that my boyfriend and I made to pack up his bike and get it across the country. I was looking at a lot of coops on BYC, and many are grogeous, but I need some help finding one suitable for just 3 chickens. I need kind of a mini coop with run. I want to make it myself, so does anyone have suggestions or pictures of their own coops for inspiration? Thank you! I'm really excited for my new baby chicks to move into their new made home :)
     
  2. Steve P

    Steve P Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not much. It was here when I moved in. I'm going to make it bigger come spring. The coop is 3x7 and the run is 7x7
     
  3. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    spending hours drooling and dreaming over all of the coop pictures on the BYC coop pages is the best idea.....

    there are a world of choices...
     
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  4. peanutshark

    peanutshark Out Of The Brooder

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    Lol I totally felt like that when I was browsing that section! I'll have to suppress the jealousy and over ambitious thoughts
     
  5. peanutshark

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    I actually like this a lot. I was thinking about condensing this a bit by building the run with the lean-to coop on top and making a ramp
     
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  6. greasemonkey88

    greasemonkey88 Out Of The Brooder

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    There are a lot of different designs out there. This is one of the best places online to browse through as well. You could go the route of a prefabbed coop and run combo from orscheln's or tractor supply etc; but for as much as those are you could find a pretty decent dog house and make some modifications to it. I went totally custom with mine but I started with 4 and am working my way to about ten or twelve this year.
     
  7. peanutshark

    peanutshark Out Of The Brooder

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    I work at tractor supply and honestly, even with my discount I think I could make something better for way less money. I didn't even think of a dog house though! That's a great idea! With some modifications and a run, I think that'd be perfect
     

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