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Homemade Coop and Run by old lady with no carpentry skills

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by nursepinch, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. nursepinch

    nursepinch Out Of The Brooder

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    I finally finished the chicken tractor that has turned into a coop because it's too heavy for me to lift onto the wheels. Or maybe I didn't mount the wheels correctly. Maybe my engineer son-in-law will figure out something else for me. But here are some pics of my coop and flock and my very special brother.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=98148-new-coop-and-flock

    Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass, it's about learning how to dance in the rain!!
     
  2. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NICE job. I like it and yes it looks heavy. HEY, if you can't lift it neither can a predator!

    Cute chickens and sweet brother to paint and help. I bet he will enjoy watching them and giving them treats.

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  3. hickchick55

    hickchick55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You and Gary did a great job!
     
  4. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Its a beautiful coop and run and I really like the all-white color scheme. Good for you and Gary. I think you DO have some carpentry skills.
     
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  5. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it, great story with it, I hope you get years of great eggs and company from the girls. It looks top notch to me, you and Gary did a great job, please let him know I think so![​IMG]. [​IMG]. [​IMG]. [​IMG]. [​IMG]. [​IMG].
     
  6. BusyBlonde

    BusyBlonde Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love your coop! It looks great. I know your chickens will be happy in it. [​IMG]
     
  7. Jloeffler

    Jloeffler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice! So much for not having any carpentry skills, no one will believe that any more! [​IMG] awesome helper you have there!
     
  8. real_redhead

    real_redhead Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job. looks very nice!
     
  9. Creed Bennett

    Creed Bennett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great! You two did a great job!!!
     
  10. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Great job! I love the pics of Gary working hard. [​IMG] Tell Gary that I said he did a good job.
     

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