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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Martha55, Jun 1, 2010.

  1. Martha55

    Martha55 Hatching

    Feb 26, 2010
    The plan is to re-purpose part of an old barn into a coop. Can the windows (4 1/2 - 5 feet high) be used as doors into the coop? I have plenty of room to make a long ramp in and out.

  2. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    From the standpoint of chicken access, that should not be a problem (although you may have a little extra work to train them how to do it, til they figure it out).

    There is someone on here, in VT I think?, who has several chickens on the second floor of a garage/barn, and they have to descend like 12' or something like that to get to the ground, and apparently she got it to work ok [​IMG]

    Good luck, have fun,


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