Could this be a coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by watchdogps, Sep 17, 2011.

  1. watchdogps

    watchdogps Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2011
    Central Ohio
  2. smokinjay

    smokinjay Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 11, 2011
    Food grade could not see why it would not work.....Just need to vent it.
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011
  3. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 16, 2010
    NEK, VT
    Talk about easy spring cleaning. Just open the bottom valve and hose.

    Sure is nice with a roof, venting and door. Though $75 is out of my 'free' price range. We used a playhouse for our first coop and now grow out area. It was put on a tractor and now has a floor when in use.

  4. rpchris

    rpchris Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 27, 2011
    Saint Louis, MO
    Quote:It look like an interesting challenge. How would you ever get into it to clean or retrieve eggs? I looks like it has metal framing all the way around.
  5. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Kootenays of BC!
    I have one of those totes, and have not yet had an EUREKA!! moment on how to change it to a coop. The metal frame would make it extra difficult. I have thought to seperate the frame form tote, and use the frame for a tractor, with extra hardware cloth added. Use teh plastic tote as a small coop, with some major cutting renos.... I just can't figure it out, though, so I have been using my tote for rain water.

    IF you firgure this in to a coop, PLEASE post some instructions![​IMG]
    Last edited: Sep 17, 2011

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