Finally finished Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lastdon87, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. lastdon87

    lastdon87 New Egg

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    The coop is 8x8 and the attached run is roughly 11x40, fully enclosed with 1/4" hardware cloth.

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    The paint job was all thanks to my wife, I was a little scared of her multicolor design in the beginning, but I love it now!

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    This is how I set up the inside, the feed tube works great, and the birds seem to like our 3 sided design since we are located in southeastern Arizona.

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    Here is a picture showing how I enclosed the run...it was quite a bit extra effort and money, but I sleep good at night know the ladies are well protected.




    Thanks everyone on here for the many ideas we've incorporated into our coop...
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe True BYC Addict

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    It looks awesome.
    It also looks expensive.
     
  3. RonC

    RonC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice looking setup
     
  4. jmandawn

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    WOW! Great job!
     
  5. wormraiser

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    Looks great
     
  6. Sky Hen

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    Well done! Wife has a very artistic eye.[​IMG]
     
  7. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice.[​IMG]
     
  8. aggielady

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    WOW! Beautiful job!
     
  9. lastdon87

    lastdon87 New Egg

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    Thanks for all the positive feedback. To the first poster, I think my total cost was around 1k once everything was said and done. It was definitely about twice what I thought I was going to spend. And yes, my wife does have an artistic eye, she figured if it was going to be in the back yard it might as well look good.
     
  10. chachachick

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    I love it. I am just getting ready to build and have been thinking about doing the run in the same secure way you have constructed yours. I love your wife's paint job!
     

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