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  1. Vilkatis

    Vilkatis Out Of The Brooder

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    My coop is an unused horse trailer. I keep it in a fenced enclosure but living in rural NM with skunks, coyotes, raccoons, etc I find it secure and easy to clean.
     
  2. Tdub4chiks

    Tdub4chiks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Prove it. We need pics or we don't believe you...lol [​IMG]
     
  3. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Pics!!! Pics!!!!!

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  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    You know...I've often wondered about using a horse trailer as a portable chicken coop. It would be a perfect to pull about the farm. The doors lock firmly in place. The rubber mats can be yanked out and washed. Easy to secure the windows with hardware cloth. You can tip the trailer for easy washing with a hose. I think if a person can find a used stock type trailer real cheap one would have a nice coop!
     
  5. swimmer

    swimmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great idea. Could take them on vacation too!!
     
  6. Vilkatis

    Vilkatis Out Of The Brooder

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    San Lorenzo
    Quote:Me being a new egg here have no clue as to how to attach pics. I do have them. Really.
     
  7. Vilkatis

    Vilkatis Out Of The Brooder

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    This was when the chicks were chicks now they are big and there is a roost as well as nest boxes.
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2010
  8. Weewanona

    Weewanona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey [​IMG]

    Did you ([​IMG] as I look out the door) take my horse trailer!

    hmmm........nope. Mine is still sitting there [​IMG]

    Looks like you're almost there. Just need to finish the openings with hardwire to keep out the bad critters. [​IMG]
     
  9. Vilkatis

    Vilkatis Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:What you can't see is all of the openings are covered in chicken wire. I need to re-do the back door. Had to open it and took off the security fence. My dad was helping. In his mind he was thinking "whatever", in my mind I was thinking maximum security and gave serious thought to gun towers.
     
    Last edited: Dec 19, 2010
  10. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pretty nifty. Does it get hot in the summer tho?
     

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