Coop & run picture test.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tickbait, Sep 4, 2009.

  1. tickbait

    tickbait Out Of The Brooder

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    I built a floor on raised cinder blocks and set our old metal shed on it. Built the supporting structure, removed the cinder blocks and put a roof over it. I'll frame up the outside of shed and put in windows and proper door. Insulate and put 4 x 8 primed wood siding on it. The metal fence is buried 12 inches in the ground. I'm making a door for fence today. I havent hooked up the electric fence yet. Deer fence will go across the run. I have hawks and coons. First pics I've posted.
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    Last edited: Sep 4, 2009
  2. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Looks like a nice big run - nice job. Did you need to build the new roof because the roof of the metal shed was not good?
     
  3. MAllen

    MAllen Get In The Game

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    Quote:hawks & coons! Gee, all I have in my coop is chickens... Just kidding, nice way to put an old building to use, I did that as well. I look for to photos of the finished setup!
     
  4. tickbait

    tickbait Out Of The Brooder

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    The metal roof did have some leaks but the idea is to insulate the metal next and put on siding, windows and vents. The coop bottom will be fenced on 2 and 1/2 sides so they can get under it.
     
  5. Bigdaddy101

    Bigdaddy101 Out Of The Brooder

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    I love it, keep up the good work....
     
  6. tickbait

    tickbait Out Of The Brooder

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    We've got 5 White Leghorns and 3 Buff Orpintons born around 1st of June.

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  7. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. chaoschicken

    chaoschicken Cackleberry Crazy

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    Nice idea, great run and what sweet looking chicks.

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  9. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good job with the coop, those chicks should have a nice roomy home!!! And they are awfully cute......[​IMG]
     

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