Do all coop's have to be pretty?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Bluedog420, Jun 7, 2008.

  1. Bluedog420

    Bluedog420 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Cartersville, Ky
    this is a pic of my brooder house and guinea condo. Built like a Varmit and snake proof is all that matter's to me. Pretty don't protect nothing...PS: i am gonna put on vinyl siding as soon as [​IMG]i have PEACE
  2. Portia

    Portia Songster

    Feb 29, 2008
    South Central PA
    Ha! NO way...its really about function! Pretty is nice, but eyecandy is not always the best solution to keeping your birds happy, healthy and safe.
  3. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I need you to come to my house and help me build one. Just like that would be fine!

    I have one already but really need another one, or two, or three...
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2008
  4. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Songster

    Mar 22, 2008
    tucker wv
    no mine is actually covered in black plastic they use at land fills to help keep rain out and since my saw broke at last minute my door is about 2 feet taller then the coop
  5. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

    May 24, 2007
    I'll take predator proof and functional any day over pretty!

    I will say that especially for those who live in town, having a nicer looking coop would be an advantage so the neighbors are happy about what they are seeing.
  6. suenrob

    suenrob Songster

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Looks great to me!!!! I can picture it with the siding, gonna be beautiful
  7. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper


    It's great. Us folks living in the country have a different style backyard is all.
  8. Bluedog420

    Bluedog420 Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    Cartersville, Ky
    y'all are so nice...thank's for the replie's..[​IMG]
  9. tricia

    tricia Songster

    Jan 25, 2007
    West Central Wisconsin
    As long as they are safeand comfortable, who cares? I agree with suenrob too - it is a nice coop, and with siding it will be very nice looking. [​IMG] And I love the doors - did you make them? They look great!
  10. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    First things first.....I made sure my chickies were safe. That is all that counts. However, as much as I try to avoid a "girly" image I am addicted to cutesy so I do things like make pretty curtains for my chickies and paint little "coop sweet coop signs". Yours is cool and as I looked at it my chickie decorator self kicked in and I had it mentally cutesy in a matter of seconds. [​IMG]

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