Have anyone turn Garden/Utility Cart into portable coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by speedy2020, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I purchased this cheap industry cart and thinking turn its into small portable coop for about 6 chickens with roll out egg nest box. My plan is using pvc for light weigh frame with 1/2" x 1/2" welded wire and about 3' tall. Does anyone has any plan or picture of your cart coop willing to share?

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  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    Here is my opinion.
    To house 6 chickens, you need a floor plan about 4 feet by 6 feet. I don't think a structure that size would be very stable on the cart that you have. One option you can take, is to make a coop movable by using the wheels from your cart installed on a larger base.
    I like to repurpose things myself. My coop is made from a lil tykes playhouse. When children no longer played in it due to outgrowing it, I converted it. These can be acquired used for little $$$ or free. I could put wheels on mine but don't need to. Here is a pix.
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  3. speedy2020

    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a box coop now and too heavy. It just not portable so I want to get other ideas before build my cart coop this spring.
     
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    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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    speedy2020 Chillin' With My Peeps

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