HANDICAP COOP

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by RJADM2000, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. RJADM2000

    RJADM2000 New Egg

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    PLANS FOR A HANDICAP COOP FOR MY BROTHER
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Would love to see the plan.

    How nice of you to help him.
     
  3. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    Are you looking for plans or you alreay have some?
     
  4. secuono

    secuono Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was wondering the same thing...
    I would think something long, short but little depth would be best. Where the whole front can open up for easy access.
     
  5. NC ChickenKate

    NC ChickenKate Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Handicaped in what way...able to use arms? Legs? Neither? Does he have a favorite breed, size or useage? (eggs, shows, meat, pets?) A coop meeting his specific needs can easily be designed but specifics are needed to get it all right.
     
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    If he is in a wheel chair a raised coop with a accsess door at chair height would be great. Maybe with a conrete path around so he can always have easy acsess to the coop without getting mud allover the wheels. Reach is inportant too. So you dont want a huge coop. Or as an alternative you might want a coop that is so big that he can roll in with a chair. With would prob mean a 8x10 plus in size.
     
  7. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sunny side up :)
    X2 and maybe put the nest box in the front of the coop to one side low enough to access it from a wheelchair. Make sure the nesbox is accessible from the outside of the coop with a lifting lid or maybe the back of the nestbox could drop down.
     

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