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GCSE DT Chicken Coop Project

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Nickeyo, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    HI,
    Im building a chicken coop for my GCSE DT project.I have to do a questionnaire for part of the design so i was wondering if you guys could be kind enough to quote my questionnaire and answer all the q's.

    1. What wood should be used? Oak Redwood Pine Cedar

    2. What Type of wood? Natural wood Engineered wood

    3. What texture should it be? Hard Soft

    4. How many nest boxes should there be, should they be interior or exterior?


    5. How would you like to access the coop? Hinged roof side door

    6. How High would you like it? 70cm 85cm 100cm 115cm

    7. What birds do you intend to keep in it? Chickens Ducks Guinea Fowl Other:

    8. How would you like it to stand? Raised Ground level

    9. Would you like perches? yes no

    10. What kind of door would you like for the poultry? Sliding Hinged Other:

    11. What kind of roof do you want? Felt Wood Corrugated

    12. How many birds do you want it to hold? 0-4 5-9 10<


    Thanks, Nick
     
  2. yogifink

    yogifink Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would love to, but could you explain a bit more...

    Are these theoretical questions that you the designer are asking me the consumer?
     
  3. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes
     
  4. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am asking this questionnaire as the designer and I would like you to answer them as the costumer how you want your vision of a coop to be
     
  5. yogifink

    yogifink Chillin' With My Peeps

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    1. What wood should be used? Cedar siding, pine framing


    2. What Type of wood? Natural


    3. What texture should it be? Hard


    4. How many nest boxes should there be, should they be interior or exterior? 10, exterior



    5. How would you like to access the coop? side door, walk in access



    6. How High would you like it? um, 8 feet



    7. What birds do you intend to keep in it? Chickens


    8. How would you like it to stand? Ground level



    9. Would you like perches? yes



    10. What kind of door would you like for the poultry? Sliding



    11. What kind of roof do you want? Corrugated



    12. How many birds do you want it to hold? 10<
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    What is 'GCSE DT'?
     
  7. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    gcse DT is design and technology GCSE, a gcse is the exams we do in england when we are in yr 11, they are what decide what uni we go into
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    General Certificate of Secondary Education?
     
  9. cappy

    cappy Out Of The Brooder

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    1. What wood should be used? Oak Redwood Pine Cedar: Treated pine frame, treated plywood siding and floor

    2. What Type of wood? Natural wood Engineered wood: plywood

    3. What texture should it be? Hard Soft: hard

    4. How many nest boxes should there be, should they be interior or exterior? Depends on the number of birds, I like one box per two birds. Exterior



    5. How would you like to access the coop? Hinged roof side door: Side door

    6. How High would you like it? 70cm 85cm 100cm 115cm: 7 feet

    7. What birds do you intend to keep in it? Chickens Ducks Guinea Fowl Other: Chickens and guinea fowl

    8. How would you like it to stand? Raised Ground level: Raised about 2 feet

    9. Would you like perches? yes no: Perches are a must.

    10. What kind of door would you like for the poultry? Sliding Hinged Other:

    11. What kind of roof do you want? Felt Wood Corrugated

    12. How many birds do you want it to hold? 0-4 5-9 10<
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2013
  10. Nickeyo

    Nickeyo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok thank you all so much, and yes it stands for general certificate of secondary education
     

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