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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bubble Squeak, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. Bubble Squeak

    Bubble Squeak Hatching

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    Hi Backyard Chicken Enthusiasts,

    I am planning on building a new chicken coop and before doing so, would love to hear feedback from current coop owners on features they like or dislike about their current coops. If they could build their dream coop, what features would they most like to have?

    Many thanks!
     

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Browsing through the coop section would be helpful to you, many people discuss the pros and cons of the coops they have.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on redsoxs's advice.
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

  8. gvh221

    gvh221 Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC!! Glad you joined!
     
  9. Welcome to BYC. My one piece of advice is build it WAY bigger than you think you need. A coop that is too small is hard to fix.
     
  10. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Songster

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    This is my chicken shed. It's over a foot off the gound, don't even know how tall but it's super tall. The floor is 6'x8'. I'm in the country and didn't need to spend extra money making something that was "pretty". But there are some gorgeous coops out there but I'm happy with mine. My poop door is the biggest pain in the arse and I hate hate hate it. It's a window turned on it's side. It holds water and poop and bedding and in order to close and lock the door every night I have to use my fingers and dig all the nasty stuff out. [​IMG] I don't know what the heck to do with it.

    Welcome to the site!
     

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