Hazards of building a coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Ladysonja, Aug 2, 2008.

  1. Ladysonja

    Ladysonja Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Porter, Texas
    Poor DH has had a rough go of it these last couple of weekends.

    Last weekened he was hit by a Red Wasp right on the top (tender part) of the ear... It sweld so bad he looked like a 1970 wristler!

    This weekend, he drank a mouth full of ants that had made their way to his traveler cup of Gatorade... As I am coming around the corner, he's running in the house... I followed and he took a slug of Jack Daniels because they were wiggling down his throat! [​IMG]

    Bless his Chicky little heart... We were at it until the heat got us... Thinking about having a Sushi dinner now... They fix it, we eat it and no dishes!

    At least he hasn't lopped of a finger with his power tools and has been patient enough to let me play with them even though I can't read a tape measure! [​IMG]
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    You'll have to be extra nice [​IMG] [​IMG] to your DH for all he's gone through for your chicken coop!!
  3. Stumpy

    Stumpy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    We've never built a coop, but having started building our house 8 years ago, I can truly say that it involves blood, sweat and tears. I got a red wasp sting myself last week. Whew!
  4. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    Whatever you do, keep your DH thinking you can't read a tape measure. Trust me, your life will be much easier. 20/20 hindsight. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2008
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Quote:Through my life I've always found it best NOT to say that things couldn't get worse, because most often, they can!

    God bless you and especially hubby for his continued patience through adversity.
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2008
  6. Animallover606

    Animallover606 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2008
    try putting an onion on the stings you get it works
  7. Ladysonja

    Ladysonja Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Porter, Texas
    DH appreciates everyones support and so do I.

    The girls are going to have one heck of a coop because of his construction talent.

    I am one lucky wife for having him and Thank God every day for bringing him into my life!
  8. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Just make sure he gets lots of freshly-baked cookies and delicious manly meals of his favorite meats and potatoes after he's done working. [​IMG] Guys will do anything for yummy food.

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