DH now loves my chickens and has upgraded coop - PIX!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by bawkbawkbawk, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. bawkbawkbawk

    bawkbawkbawk Chillin' With My Peeps

    DH has gone from being skeptical/annoyed re my chicken "experiment" to gung ho chicken lover. Here are his latest accomplishments:

    1) A nice little "moat" around the edge of the coop. He had a drainage system added to be sure no water gets into the coop during the rainy season. He also had the roof sealed and added clear plastic over the pen so the girls have an "umbrella" on rainy days.

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    The river rocks cover the drain and we like the way they look:

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    2) He had a hose bib put in near the coop - very handy!

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    3) My son and his girlfriend painted the door to the coop. I love it!

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    4. And the piece de resistance - I convinced DH to build a "chicken observation deck" - we spend so much time over there that we decided it would be nice to do it in style:

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    Not quite finished yet, but you get the idea.

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    The girls at 22 weeks - still not laying yet, but they certainly can't complain about their lifestyle!

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  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] WOW!!!
     
  3. The Zoo

    The Zoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fabulous! Does he want to come help me with mine? [​IMG]
     
  4. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! Just beautiful. Your chickens are very lucky and I hope they repay you with dozens of eggs! Your DH is a keeper! Enjoy that chicken perch/deck - watching Chicken TV is so much fun!
     
  5. trilyn

    trilyn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whoa-that rocks!! Yeah, I would definitely say your dh is a keeper!! [​IMG]
     
  6. HippieChickens

    HippieChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Chickiemom1012

    Chickiemom1012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    love it love it!!! My hubby was supportive but a little frighten by how hard and quick my obsession for the girls came on.... We sit out on our porch and watch them all the time. That is an asesome set up. DH says we can add on next year and I am already working on plans for my addition.

    By the way if he works for food, beer and oodles of compliments send him over!!!!!! ASAP!!!
     
  8. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Are you KIDDIN'!?!? That thing is GORGEOUS! Do you have pics of the inside? I'd love to see them if you do!!
     
  9. AmyRey

    AmyRey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so ashamed. [​IMG]
     
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:I agree. And I want to see pics of the inside as well.
     

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