Finished my coop today - photos

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by AnnieSantiago, Nov 9, 2014.

  1. AnnieSantiago

    AnnieSantiago Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We finished the coop and run today.
    We added a covered run, a rain barrel to catch the water run=off, and poured concrete all around the outside edges to hopefully deter the critters. The sacks are to cover it from the rain until it dries a bit.

    My girls are very happy.
    I feel like they have plenty of space now for 3 hens.

    Hattie, my 2nd Barred Rock FINALLY laid her first egg yesterday, a full two MONTHS after her sister who hatched the same day. I sure was happy - I was leaning toward getting rid of her.

    Anyway, here are photos.
    I'm anxious for the grass to come back in now and to put some kind of plants along the outside to give them shade in the summer.

    Hooray!

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  2. puirasville

    puirasville Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks fantastic! You're going to have some happy ladies on your hands. :)
     
  3. AnnieSantiago

    AnnieSantiago Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks :)
     
  4. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nicely done.
     
  5. crgalletta

    crgalletta Out Of The Brooder

    Looks great...I really like the rain barrel.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Very nice setup. I'm not a plant expert but, is that a PALM tree I see? I never knew they grew in Oregon - thought just Florida. You can see I don't get out much.
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Nice setup.

    Actually you want to keep that concrete damp for at least a couple weeks for it to cure properly.
     
  8. AnnieSantiago

    AnnieSantiago Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No problem with keeping it damp in Portland, Oregon.
    Just didn't want it to wash away last night.

    My girls want OUT!
    They are NOT happy locked up.
    Hopefully, they'll adjust.
     
  9. AnnieSantiago

    AnnieSantiago Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they're spoiled!
     

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