Finally done....well almost

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lotsachicks, Oct 8, 2010.

  1. lotsachicks

    lotsachicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Well our first coop is almost done...just lacking a few outside trim details, fencing, and a bit of landscaping to make things pretty. We got our first chickens on May 19th and I have been lurking here ever since. Our coop is a compilation of ideas learned here, with some modifications to account for our ungodly hot weather a good part of the year. I'm sure we will have to make some adjustments and learn as we go, but overall I am very pleased with the results so far.

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    still have a ways to go!

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    nearly done!

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    a closer look, the coop is overall 12 x 8

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    the roosts with sand underneath and chicken wire to keep the chooks from spreading the mess, the window will be closed off on our rare cold days

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    door for easy access to eggs, three girls have been laying since 10/3/10 [​IMG]

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    The girls checking out their new nest boxes


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    Sugars says all she needs now is a Roo!!!
     
  2. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Hi lotsachicks! [​IMG] Fantastic coop! [​IMG]
     
  3. nelgkel

    nelgkel Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BEAUTIFUL!!!!! I love the nestboxes...and the roost...WELL EVERYTHING really!
    GOOD JOB
     
  4. txcarl1258

    txcarl1258 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from S. Texas also!

    Yes it does get hot here which is why I am building my girls a three sided coop with an attached run. Gotta figure out how I am going to add some windows for ventilation. Luckily I have a large oak tree that I can build it under.
     
  5. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    lovely coop! [​IMG]
    your chickens look pretty happy too! [​IMG]
     
  6. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great coop and chickens. [​IMG] I know you and they will be happy
     
  7. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    Awesome coop! It came out beautifully!!
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  8. Annabella

    Annabella Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a great coop - you must be proud of it!
    Love the picture of Sugar -she sure looks sweet [​IMG]
     
  9. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    REALLY great coop! Good job, better than "good" it's GREAT. LOTS of room and well designed, too.

    I'm particularly fond of the nicely-shaped openings to the nest boxes. Your girls look like they approve, too.

    Sugar is adorable. Get her a GOOD roo, willya?
     
  10. cheri222

    cheri222 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the nest box openings too!!
     

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