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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. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Premium Member

    Great way to recycle!!!
     
  3. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Out Of 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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    PAChickenChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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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

    dixygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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