hello! little help needed!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DUCKGIRL89, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI! i have duckies right now, but im adding some new chickies in spring!!! i want bantam silkies....

    i was wondering what kind of shelters you guys use for your chickens, i only want about 4 or 5, so this is gonna be small... if any of you have some good coop ideas that you want to share that would be great!! pics would be nice too!! thanks!

    DUCKGIRL89...
     
  2. waterchicken

    waterchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    *First of all, do you want the ducks with the chickens?

    *Second, do you want to breed them?

    *Third, do you want a run? I would suggest having one.

    *Fourth, do you want to breed the other chickens as well?

    *Fifth, do you want your future turkeys to be near them?
     
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  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. pdbantam

    pdbantam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:There are LOTS of coop pictures on this site.
     
  5. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:There are LOTS of coop pictures on this site.

    Is there small easy cheaper coops?
     
  6. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey There Duckgirl! First of all - 4 or 5 silkies? Ya - so build for 8! [​IMG] They are quite adorable.... I made a coop from an old rabbit hutch and while it was quite a project, it was < $50 altogether. There are a lot of great ideas for coops here. Not all of them require perfect carpentry skills and thousands of dollars in materials. [​IMG] If you've got the muscle and determination, you can build!

    BTW: I don't let my chickens see most of the coops on here - they'd never forgive me! [​IMG]
     
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  7. Evelle

    Evelle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    look for the pallet coop thread..
    you can get good looking pallets for free just need to look for them
    some of those coops are BEAUTIFUL cant beleave that they where made from free pallets
     
  8. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:We have rabbit hutches that we were gonna use for quail, but we never got the quail [​IMG] do you have a pic of this coop? How many chickens fit in it?!
     
  9. pdbantam

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    Quote:There are LOTS of coop pictures on this site.

    Is there small easy cheaper coops?

    At the very top of this page see "coop designs" - they are divided into small, med, & large - plenty for you to get ideas.
     
  10. navasima

    navasima Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll take a new pic for you tomorrow. [​IMG]
     

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