"Funky Chicken" coop and run finished

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by speedymom, Jul 17, 2010.

  1. speedymom

    speedymom Out Of The Brooder

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    I finally finished my coop! With my Mom hubby and 16 month old daughter helping me it still took a few months to totally finish. (painting and everything)Well, it started as "chicken shangri-la" but it had so many wrong angles and measurements that we started calling it the Funky Chicken. Its 8X8 feet, the coop is 3 1/2 by 4. Its a pretty small coop, I will probably expand it someday, esp. if I add a 4th chicken. I left it open in the front since I am in Texas but I will block the front off this winter. We have some pretty bitter winds here! They don't roost in there at night, they like there one in the run, but I'll bet they will when its 23 degrees and windy outside! The ladies and I love it!
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    Hopefully I did the pics correctly! We have a RIR, Production red, and an Ameracauna. Donna, Rose and Dolly.
     
  2. speedymom

    speedymom Out Of The Brooder

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    PS I did the bamboo so my dog couldn't see and terrorize the chickens. It actually works great, he can see them but they can't see him as well.
     
  3. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOVE the Funky Chicken Coop! It's really cool looking! Good job! [​IMG]
     
  4. Supermommy486

    Supermommy486 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOVE it. And I'm not sure if you meant to but I love the chicken Texas flag on the side [​IMG]
     
  5. PineappleMama

    PineappleMama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:x2 That is Excellent!

    It's the Lone (Red/Gold/Black) Star State.
     
  6. speedymom

    speedymom Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Oh yeah, sorry, I wanted a texas flag but also wanted to incorporate a chicken somehow, and thats what I came up with.[​IMG] I guess its the lonestar funky chicken!
     
  7. barbarachick

    barbarachick Out Of The Brooder

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    very very cool!! may have to use the 'flag' idea, being from the Lone Star state originally-- my guys are 'austin' and his girls, bobby jo, peggie sue and sabrina!!! congrats on your great setup!!!! :<)
     
  8. alaskachick

    alaskachick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like the American color theme too
     
  9. PhilErvin

    PhilErvin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your coop looks GREAT!! GOOD JOB!!
    I like that you put the outside access to the nests via side doors rather than overhead doors.
    I think, iffen I ever build another coop I will use that feature rather than the overhead one I use now. [​IMG]
     
  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Quote:x2 That is Excellent!

    It's the Lone (Red/Gold/Black) Star State.


    Another vote for the chicken Texas flag here! Great idea with the bamboo fence, too. [​IMG]
     

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