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Has anyone used playhouse plans?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chickadee28, Oct 31, 2007.

  1. Chickadee28

    Chickadee28 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have seen some converted playhouse coops, but has anyone build a playhouse with the intent of it being a coop? I have looked at hundreds of photos and designs of coops and I really like the cuteness of playhouses. I found a cabin looking one with a deck, I am thinking about buying the plans. The building is 6x6 with a 2ft deck. I am trying to talk DH into starting building the coop now, but it will probably be spring before it goes up.
     
  2. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    A playhouse makes a fine coop, and I agree they sure are cute.

    You will just have to make some adjustments for predator control and possibly ventilation.

    A rule of thumb in the chicken world is to build bigger than you need. I would hit up hubby for a least a 8x8 coop. [​IMG]
     

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