German Cottage Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lazyeye, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. lazyeye

    lazyeye New Egg

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    Just finished building my coop. What a fun experience. I sure appreciate all of the knowledge shared here. It really helped in the design.

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  2. lazyeye

    lazyeye New Egg

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    A couple more....[​IMG]
     
  3. lazyeye

    lazyeye New Egg

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    I built it insulated with port windows for added ventilation. I live near Austin Texas so it gets pretty hot here in summer. I added the automatic Chicken door and slide out dropping board. I also included a built in table for my brooder. The run is lined with ground limestone and sand and has a dirt pin and swing for their entertainment.
     
  4. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Way too nice for chickens!
     
  5. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow that is a gorgeous coop!
     
  6. Wonky Woods

    Wonky Woods Out Of The Brooder

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    Your coop is just gorgeous!!!! You must have some happy chickens.
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    What an interesting build on an odd site!

    What's underneath...the little door to the left of the steps?

    Will be interesting to see how it fares in the heat down there..is it in the shade all year?.
     
  8. lazyeye

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    I built it on a platform for it to protect it from moisture, the area under it is for feed and treats and such. It does have a fan and it is completely shaded all year.
     
  9. lazyeye

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  10. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Too cute!! I'm so glad my chickens don't read the forum, they might strike. :lol:
     

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