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~Here is My Coop...What do you think?~ (Pics)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Justino, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    We just divided our coop so the little ones can live outside with the big mamas [​IMG] what do you think of it?

    we have 4 big hens and 4 lil ones ( 3 silkies,1 legorn...think we have at least 2 boys outa the pack [​IMG] )
    heres outdie of it
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    heres where my 2 younger ones sleep....and its there nesting boxes even thought 1 only lays in them LOL
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    heres the feeders and other 3 nesting boxes....i know! we have too many lol
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    now this is the new diveded area where the babies live
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    this is for when sunny starts to crow....
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    and the silkies roostin and scratchin....
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    Thats It!!!! sorry if pics are blurry....what do you think?
     
  2. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks good but was that a bagel in the pic? just wondering lol
     
  3. @migocontodos

    @migocontodos Out Of The Brooder

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    Nothing wrong with the structure at all.
    The only thing I'd consider changing is the location of the nest and the roosting poles.
    Chickens like to roost as high as possible so that may intice them to your nest boxes instead of the roosting poles.

    I'd move the nest boxes away from the roosting pole and put the nest boxes about 2' or 3' off the ground.

    Enjoy your chickens!
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  4. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:lol yeah....cinimon raison....no one ate them and they got stale so we gave em to the chooks LOL we always give our stale food to them [​IMG]
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:My chickens love to peck at bagels. Get yourself a bag of them and string them up where they can see them at eye level. LOL
     
  6. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

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    Nice lookin coop. You did very well
     
  7. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    @migocontodos :

    Nothing wrong with the structure at all.
    The only thing I'd consider changing is the location of the nest and the roosting poles.
    Chickens like to roost as high as possible so that may intice them to your nest boxes instead of the roosting poles.

    I'd move the nest boxes away from the roosting pole and put the nest boxes about 2' or 3' off the ground.

    Enjoy your chickens!
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    well theve been fine and layin in there and not roosing on them soooo.....yeah. LOL​
     
  8. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    thank you!
     
  9. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    Quote:My chickens love to peck at bagels. Get yourself a bag of them and string them up where they can see them at eye level. LOL

    lol ill have to try that [​IMG]
     
  10. kevin2010

    kevin2010 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i usually give my chickens stale food too
     

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