1. JA2626

    JA2626 Out Of The Brooder

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    Any idea of the sturdiness of these? How is the space, do you use wood chips and/or hay?

    How easily will they go to a new home? (They are presently in a wooden coop, 3 hens, no roosters)
     
  2. Eznet2u

    Eznet2u Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The price per sq ft on those things is ridiculous. They are tiny and very pricey for what you get.
    Personally, I think you would be better off to save half of that and modify one of these...
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    They run about $700, compare to the largest Eglu at $1500. This has infinitely more room. It's plastic, insulated and has Skylights.
    Add a couple of easy modifications, and you have a perfect little coop for less than half the price of the Eglu.

    Depending on the number of birds you could also go with the smaller models and be money ahead.

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    Still 5 or 6 times the room as a similarly priced Eglu. With a few simple Mods, you have a great Coop. (We actually raised 6 meat birds in one of these this year. Worked perfectly.)
    To clean them out, you just use the hose.
     
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    Get a large dog house or a wooden coop. Way cheaper. Huge fancy dog house costs 200-300$ plus 250$ for a 10x10x6 kennel.
     

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