Has anyone made a coop from wood pallets??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kfoster363, Feb 19, 2013.

  1. kfoster363

    kfoster363 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello! I will be a new chicken owner....and hopefully bringing home some chicks soon. But in the mean time I am trying to get ideas to build a chick coop from wood pallets. If anyone has built one, please tell me what you have success with and what has not worked. Please post pictures if you are able to!

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  2. furbabymum

    furbabymum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know I saw some last year when I was building my coop so here is a bump for you.
     
  3. Marengoite

    Marengoite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, Kfoster.

    Here are some projects I was working on last year: https://www.backyardchickens.com/g/a/6222586/chicken-coop-projects/ If you head north on 170 off of 229, you can see them standing in the field to your left at the next crossroad. I'm going to modify my pallet coop design next year and make the next boxes part of the pallet and reduce the size of the roost area for a breeding coop. So take the pallet coop design you see near the bottom of this album and shrink it down a little and that will be next year's project.

    I'm using the A-frame as my breeding pen for now and everyone else (8 hamburgs, 2 Buckeye mutts, a Barred rock cockerel and a Golden comet) all roost in the pallet coop. It's a little cozy, but they stay plenty warm in there.
     
  4. Stumpy

    Stumpy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have you done a search here on the site? I think you'll find quite a few. My favorite pallet coop was built by a woman -- think her name was Judy. Sorry I don't have a link.
     
  5. rugznjones

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    We are building ours right now. It's only 3 x 4 and want to talk my husband into making it bigger . Check out our progress under Riggs pallet coop. It's pretty cute so far and we hope to be done this weekend.
     
  6. CluckAcres

    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im in the process of building a coop from pallets. Here is a few pics of what i have done so far.
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  7. kfoster363

    kfoster363 Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks good! Thank you
     
  8. Stumpy

    Stumpy Chillin' With My Peeps

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