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

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

  1. 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.


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


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


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


    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:


    Not quite finished yet, but you get the idea.


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


  2. KellyHM

    KellyHM Crowing

    Sep 10, 2008
    Lakeland, FL
    [​IMG] WOW!!!
  3. The Zoo

    The Zoo Songster

    May 13, 2009
    Hayward, CA
    Fabulous! Does he want to come help me with mine? [​IMG]
  4. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Songster

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    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 Songster

    Apr 13, 2009
    East Syracuse
    Whoa-that rocks!! Yeah, I would definitely say your dh is a keeper!! [​IMG]
  6. HippieChickens

    HippieChickens Songster

    Jun 12, 2009
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2010
  7. Chickiemom1012

    Chickiemom1012 Chirping

    Apr 21, 2009
    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

    Sep 25, 2007
    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 Songster

    Jun 25, 2009
    I am so ashamed. [​IMG]
  10. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

    Jul 9, 2009
    Northern CA
    My Coop
    Quote:I agree. And I want to see pics of the inside as well.

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