Dog Kennel Coops

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by thecochincoop, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. thecochincoop

    thecochincoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Here are some pics of my coops, not that pretty but they do the job. Let me know what ya think. I had someone ask me about them so I thought some pics might help some people out especially if you can come across a kennel fairly cheap. I figure that if they are supposed to keep dogs in then they should also keep them out [​IMG]

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  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Looks good. Im fixing to put some dog kennels up for some of my chickens too. [​IMG]
     
  3. thecochincoop

    thecochincoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks I had them in a pretty and a lot bigger pen before, but critters kept digging at it so I had to move them before I lost any. It was 15' by 30' and had a small pond for the ducks.

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    It was pretty but not exactly safe [​IMG]
     
  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Looks like the ducks should love it. Nice pond.
     
  5. cottagegarden

    cottagegarden Eggistentialist

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    We have fox , coyote,neighbor dogs, raccoons, possums, multiple nesting pairs of Redtailed Hawks, Great Horned Owls, and many many little feathered friends we are very found of.
    We have everyone in a dog kennel. There has never been a chicken loss, the fox/coyote hunt together and have taken out a peafowl and most ducks b/c they run them and they either break their necks or bite them if they stick their heads out. If I was to have ducklings or chicks in there I would put wire over the chain link. All things considered the kennels have really worked well for us since extended free ranging isnt an option.
     
  6. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was thinking about looking on craigslist for my add on dog kennel coop. If I can get the right price. I don't think that looks bad.
     
  7. thecochincoop

    thecochincoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well the ducks loved the pond but since I had to take down that pen they are stuck with the chickens now [​IMG] I forgot to mention that I do have chicken wire around the bottoms of the kennel for the babies otherwise they would just walk through. I also have the old pen's fence laying under the bottom of the kennel so that critters can't dig and gravel on top of that. I'm glad you don't think it looks too bad I was used to looking at it before and it looks a little shabby now without the pond and flowers. [​IMG]
     
  8. Bluedog420

    Bluedog420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Been using kennel's for chicken's fer ever...lol...I love em...good and safe...[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 26, 2009
  9. Bluedog420

    Bluedog420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where is Georgetown, Ohio??[​IMG]
     
  10. thecochincoop

    thecochincoop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Georgetown is in southern ohio close to the river. you can mapquest 45121
     

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