Craigslist Score!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by OtterCreekRanch, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. OtterCreekRanch

    OtterCreekRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got home from picking this chain link dog kennel up. Found it on Craigslist for $30! I couldn't believe it. And only 20 miles from my house. It has a few places along the bottom where the chain link isn't attached very good anymore, but I planned to line the bottom with hardware cloth anyway so it does not effect it really. I can't wait to get the wire on and fashion some sort of top for it. I wish it was taller (it's only 4' tall) so I would not have to bend over to go in and out, but it is easy to pick up and move with two people so cleaning shouldn't be too hard. I think it should be roomy enough for 8 bantams right? I think its like 6' x 8'. Now I just need to make them a house.


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  2. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Yeah! Right on! Awesome deal! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. JP101010

    JP101010 Chillin' With My Peeps

    OOOMYGAWD! im jealous! [​IMG] $30?!?!?!?!?!? Lucky Lucky you! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. satay

    satay oz-e-chick

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    A bargain and great score i think [​IMG]
     
  5. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    WOW! great find!
     
  6. brahmakid11

    brahmakid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, Awesome score on Craigslist. Did the same. Got 20, 10' wide x 6' high construction site fence barriers for $10.00 a piece. Thats 200' of quality run material for $200.oo dollars. Wow, I went nuts...called the guy, hooked up my trailer and ran 50 miles to get it. Here is what I did with it.
    [​IMG] This is my run, used 6 of the panels I got to make a 20' x 24'run area. Still have bunches of sections left. Planning a Bantam run and house with some of the leftovers....best $200.00 bucks I ever spent. Good luck with your set up.
    Erik
     
  8. georgiagail

    georgiagail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Have you perhaps considered a roof like we did our first run? The "hoop" effect would give you increased height when inside the run:

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    Gao;
     
  9. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] for only $30? Grrr...
     
  10. CandiceN

    CandiceN Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fantastic!!! I need to keep an eye on CL for some run materials. We got our coop for free off there (oversized dog house we converted). I love CL!!
     

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