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hommade 8x8 coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by abenardini, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nothing fancy but here is my hommade coop. Complete with chicken steps.

    Roosts. I use the deep litter method and notice no odor. I mix the bedding every or every other day.

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    Ugh won't let me repair my misspelled homemade...
     
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2015
  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awesome! I love it. How long did it take?
     
  3. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pic of the outside and "run."
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  4. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About three days. I came home from work and my hubby had it done. [​IMG]
    I did the painting.
     
  5. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted

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    [​IMG] to your honey! What a wonderful gift for you!
     
  6. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Agree! I am one lucky lady. [​IMG]
     
  7. mytopoms10

    mytopoms10 New Egg

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    I noticed that a lot of people use 2 x 4 for perches in the coop. Can I use other sizes my husband used 2 x 2 is that ok
     
  8. tdepointe

    tdepointe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    2x2 is good for roost as long as the length is not to long and the size and number of birds, because of the weight. I use anything from 1x2 to 2x4 depending on length between supports and what I have around.
     
  9. abenardini

    abenardini Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My perches are eight ft long and they support more than 200 lbs. I anchored them down quite well.
     
  10. vajjslayer09

    vajjslayer09 Out Of The Brooder

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    great looking coop i like the electric fencing too:) i believe its electric right??
     
    Last edited: Oct 21, 2015

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