Duplex pens

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ga_goat, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    built a duplex pen , shared chicken house ( divided ) and 2 pens 20 x 24 ft each 1side is finished except for the door to the house and the paint is drying on it to go on tomorrow , probably finish the second side in 3 or 4 weeks . used an old dog/cat tote for a nest box and put it at the top of the roost with the door through the back wall so it can be serviced from outside .
    these 2 new pens gives me 5 pens w/houses all with doors to close up at nite . the houses ( coops) are 6 ft x 8 ft each .
     
  2. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

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    Love your sig line!

    Pictures, please! Sounds cool!
     
  3. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    never had much luck with pics but here goes
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  4. kcsunshine

    kcsunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey, ga-goat. I lived in Valdosta from 1981 - 1993. Worked at the Levi's plant. I sure miss your winters.
     
  5. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I miss the levi plant , it along with 12 or 15 other sewing plants went to mexico with the nafta treaty , my wife also worked there she was the first one hired for the new plant in the industrial plant location .
     
  6. catdaddy66

    catdaddy66 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 18, 2009
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    That is a classic look to your coop...old timey, rustic Americana (not the BREED!)! I have several pallets and planks gathered over the last few months and think I will try to emulate your design. It is simple yet functional, and I especially like the nestbox and it's accessibility.

    Great Job!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. kcsunshine

    kcsunshine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your coop and run looks really cool - which you need for those hot steamy nights. [​IMG]
     
  8. ga_goat

    ga_goat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I am in the real estate repair busisness and the siding is / was an old deck I had to replace on a house at a lake that is a rental , I get a lot of that kind of stuff .
     

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