Getting Expensive!!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Mikeeeeeeeeee, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK..........I build a nice tractor ( 4x8 with a condo top).

    I scrounge up most of the lumber from the pile that was left over from building our house.
    I use the metal roofing that was left over from the carport I added on.
    I fill it with nice banties.

    I want some standards, so I build a small tractor (3x5) to actually use as a brooder/grow up deal, and I put 5 RIRs in it. Now they are 4 weeks old and in a week or so will need more room.

    So, I must build another tractor, or just go ahead and build the dream coop. ( big nice coop that I can stand up in, with two sides for different breeds, and two runs)

    I have no lumber left from the pile.
    I have no roofing left either.
    ANd now I'm about to put some eggs in the incubator I bought for 15 dollars.
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    So.........I leave the choice to my fellow BYCers.

    1. Scrounge and build a tractor ( knowing that in a month or so I will have to build another tractor for the birds in the bator)

    2. Go ahead and build the dream coop and twin runs. [​IMG]
     
  2. Bassleg

    Bassleg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like you will be main lining next! your hooked
    You better go for the dream coop, it will be for the best!!
     
  3. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
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    well, if your budget says yes I'd go ahead and built the dreamer....
     
  4. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    if you dont build the dream coop now,,,, i bet you will next year [​IMG]
     
  5. k0xxx

    k0xxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cheaper in the long run to just go ahead with the dream coop. Once it's built, you can always sell the tractors to recoop some of your money. [​IMG]
     
  6. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    Quote:OR fill them up with MORE chickens ,, hehe [​IMG]
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Bite the bullet and build the dream coop.

    It will be cheaper in the long run. [​IMG]
     
  8. m_herrington

    m_herrington Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well, if you are anything like me, you should build the dream coop!!

    only build it twice as big as you first planned!!
     
  9. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Best advice I heard....................
     
  10. PassthePeace1

    PassthePeace1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Build your Coop of Dreams......cuz, if you build it, they will come.....[​IMG]
     

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