Finished the Coop :)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Bleenie, Sep 7, 2011.

  1. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    I turned the old shed into a coop for the chickens(but it's shared with the ducks right now) & tore down one of the old runs and attached a 10ft x 30ft run to the 'new' coop. I tried to repurpose as much as possible, all I spent on it was $40 for 2x4's that i needed for the run. I am pretty happy with it [​IMG]

    We built a new set of nest boxes too but the girls hate them and only wanna lay in the duck boxes so I am building a few more duck boxes today for the chickens. [​IMG] (also recycled wood).

    Not the best photo but everyone seems to approve!

  2. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    I love it!
  3. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Songster

    Oct 28, 2010
    Petaluma CA
    It's great. That's what I call a score. Didn't have to spend much to get great coop and run. They all do look happy. Could they be spoiled?
  4. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.
    How do people get so lucky!! That's a super coop and run. I have a hard enough time just finding a spot that's relatively flat. Looks great!! [​IMG]
  5. jmtcmkb

    jmtcmkb Songster

    Sep 2, 2011
    New Hampshire
    Looks Awesome!
  6. Bleenie

    Bleenie Wyan-DO's

    The main reason I moved the coop was because the old coop was on a slope and the building was starting to sink on one side... was a bit scary going in to collect eggs! I am pretty sure the run framing was the only thing holding up the old coop, lol.

  7. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    [​IMG] looks great
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

    Feb 20, 2008
    Opelousas, Louisiana
    You all did a great job. I love the long run.
  9. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Songster

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Hi from Ga. [​IMG]
  10. wannalive

    wannalive In the Brooder

    Sep 5, 2011
    tamms/elco Illinoiis
    seems to me that the bottom half of the run being fence like that is a great idea... block cold wind. and should realy predator proof it alot... i love it

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