Great Idea for cheap coop!!!(only 10 bux for building)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by can you hear me now?, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. Here is the coop i almost built.
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    What I did was buy a moving crate from a place here in town. The dimensions are 7' tall by 7' long by 4' wide. I promised I would post these and now here they are. Not pretty but cheap and easy to do. if you anted more space then you just screw 2 or three of em together and put a slanted roof on it.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Great way to recycle!!!
     
  3. Thanks, I wanted to find a way to make one really cheap. The original run was actualy very small. Only about four by seven. I made it from saplings i needed to take down on my property and let it dry for about a year before I even got the initiative to get the othr parts.
     
  4. jennadamson29

    jennadamson29 In the Brooder

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    what place there in town seems like a wonderful idea and i don't live that far away
     
  5. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

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    Good idea...glad to see the electric wire for extra protection!! Cool!
     
  6. PAChickenChick

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    a MOVING CRATE!!!!
    Ingenius! I wish I would have thought of that....just the lumber alone would have made it worth it....

    Fantastic thinking....and I'd take easy, cheap, and functioning over cutesy any day!
     
  7. dixygirl

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  8. Quote:If you go down commercial past the hatchey towards 32 and buffalo and all that, there is a moving place on the right side of the road. They don't always have the crates but I usually see some out there. These are the crates they use to move things from and to Fort Wood. Oh and btw [​IMG]
     

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