Cozy coop and run

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Indychick, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. Indychick

    Indychick Out Of The Brooder

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    Here is a picture of our cozy little coop and run. The chickens seem pretty happy and after about a week in their house we are going to try to free range them a little bit each day. We can't wait!

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    We live in the city and notice we have a privacy fence - unfortunately, we see possums and raccoons walking along top of the fence at night. We were very scared of a chicken assault so we tacked down a bunch of chicken wire around the bottom of the run and staked it down (for diggers) and covered it with dirt and mulch. Even though it is secure, I end up just shutting the door at night. I sleep better that way!
     
  2. Sock Puppet

    Sock Puppet Grumpy Hen

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    Looks very nice [​IMG] Love the Red.

    My girls want to color ours purple green and blue, hmmm wonder what that would look like [​IMG]
     
  3. wings

    wings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It would look awesome! [​IMG]

    I love the coop. I was thinking of painting my coop that color... [​IMG]
     
  4. addiedunn

    addiedunn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's awesome, Indy. We have a lot of raccoon and possum here in Beech Grove, too. Are you close?
    YAY!!! For city chickens.
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  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very cute coop, great paint job [​IMG]
     
  6. Their Other Mother

    Their Other Mother Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is so cute! Did you build it yourself?
     
  7. Indychick

    Indychick Out Of The Brooder

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    I wish I can say we built it ourselves but we didn't. We got it from an Amish company, but we did build the run!

    I wish I was handy, but by golly...

    Addiedunn, we are north of the city near the Broadripple area. We live near the White river so we get TONS of wildlife. In fact, a few neighbors have seen fox (not surprising) and coyote (very surprising). One of our neighbor's cats actually lived through a coyote attack. Even though we are on a pretty busy street, the Deer, possums, coons, owls, everything don't seem to hesitate to knock on our door. I think they are used living in the city!
     
  8. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Even if you didn't build it, that is a VERY nice little home for them! [​IMG] I bet they will be happy there!
     

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