Could this double-decker dog house be a good banty coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lceh, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. lceh

    lceh Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    That is a darling dog house! 50$ is a deal! I think a couple bantys would be in heaven.
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    ...and I do not know about the roost or ramp issue. I have big birds and my brain has difficulty sizing down.
    mine would get stuck.
     
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  3. linben

    linben Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that would be an awesome little coop. I have been looking for something on clist here and no luck! It looks well built. Hurry before it's gone.
     
  4. lceh

    lceh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shoot, no kidding. It just came up and I emailed immediately, and someone else still beat me to it. I'm hoping it'll fall through so I still have a shot.
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    That would be perfect for a banty coop. I hope you get it. That's a steal of a deal.
     
  6. Tala

    Tala Flock Mistress

    Nice ventilation too, just cover those top vents with hardware cloth ....
    I'd snatch it up if I needed it!

    I really really complained about the price of a sorta similar looking doghouse that I bought, but truth be told it has served me well and I think it was worth the investment. My hens don't sleep in it anymore because I've expanded the flock, but they still use it as their laying area and I still find it really handy.

    Here's what I did with the ventilation and interior area, it kinda looks similar to that one with the double-decker!
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=27985-chicken-tractor
     
  7. lceh

    lceh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've adapted a Craigslist doghouse into a tractor before too:

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    I only paid $35 for that one, it was a real deal.
     

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