Coop's almost done!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Dr.Doorlock, Feb 4, 2009.

  1. Dr.Doorlock

    Dr.Doorlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Looks good! What makes up the floor of your coop in the summer time? Is it wire?
     
  3. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice coop, nests and feeders. [​IMG]
     
  4. Dr.Doorlock

    Dr.Doorlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It can be wire, but I'm going to let the hens decide. Afterall, most decisions are made by the hens in this world. I've heard good and bad about having them on wire. It couldn't make too much difference because they spend most of their time (when they aren't eating) in one of the nest boxes or looking out the domed window.

    The REAL benefit of the slide out bottom is the ease of cleaning. I can just slide out a piece of masonite, swipe it with the 1' x 4' I cut off the full sheet and slide it back in - CAGE CLEAN in two minutes.

    Now I'm working on lining the nest boxes with flexible PVC shower pan liner. $6 will do all six.
     

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