Does anyone else do this...

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by pixie74943, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. pixie74943

    pixie74943 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're flicking through the catalogues, trying to work out what to buy the family for christmas, and you see a kids playhouse...

    first thing that crosses your mind... "hmm well if I put some wire across the windows, a low board across the front to keep some wood shavings in, little bit of a run, chuck in a silkie or two... I think I just made a new pen for hatching babies...!!!"

    everytime... lolz
     
  2. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    Yes...don't we all?
     
  3. kcsunshine

    kcsunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When DH, the dog and I were on our Sunday afternoon ride, I kept looking in all the back yards for playhouses. Couldn't even keep up a conversation.[​IMG]
     
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Oh, I haven't progressed to that stage yet... I'm still thrilled every time I happen to see a coop, or anything in somebody's yard I THINK is a coop.

    Since I'm alone when I drive, there's nobody in the car to hear me say, "Whoa... wonder if they'd let me come look at that....."

    Suffice to say, any chicken I see anywhere ALSO draws my attention. [​IMG]
     
  5. lady and her girls

    lady and her girls Out Of The Brooder

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    looking for a new place to live and looking for coops in the naibors yards and yes I saw a play house yesterday in a back yard and wondered when the little darling will be done using it so I can scoop it up for a coop de grandure hostal.
     
  6. Hamptons06

    Hamptons06 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It's hard for me to even drive around town w/o trying to glance at their backyards. LOL [​IMG]
     
  7. chickndoglover

    chickndoglover Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG! I do that all the time, any shed, shack, pile of wood, I see . think how can I get that and turn it into a coop. I havent told any of my friends![​IMG]
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    guilty

    and I have no more room to put them anywhere...
     
  9. kezabel

    kezabel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lol I live in suburbia boardering farm land and when we go for drives I try and spot a coop but I haven't seen many. And yes I see a cubby house and think hmmm I'd like that for a pretty coop. Hubby says why are you looking at cubby houses our kids are too old for that now and I just giggle and he knows [​IMG] He thinks I should live on a farm and I really wish I did. I'd love to be able to have more chickens a few pigs a goat a horse a shhep or two......man I want a farm.
     
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  10. Sammimom

    Sammimom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You guys are a riot! I've been looking at this giant box we have in the shop that some car parts came in, thinking "how can I make this into a coop?" The fact is, it's too big to be a tractor (which I need) so don't be surprised to see it posted on the forum soon! [​IMG]
     

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