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I predicted this would happen

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cajunlizz, Jul 1, 2008.

  1. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    We ONLY got our coop and run finished 2 weeks ago , and BANG , hubby comes home with 200 ft. of fencing material that was given to him . NOW coop is 8 x12 and run is 12 x20 .
    BINGO , enlarging the RUN to 12 x 30 . LOL

    I guess and PREDICT , COOP enlargement will be NEXT .

    I tried and tried to convience him to BUILD LARGER , NOW , here we GO AGAIN. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    SO , take some friendly advise , STARTING ON COOP AND RUN , BUILD AS BIG AS POSSIBLE THE 1st. Merry Go ROUND . LOL [​IMG] [​IMG]
  2. Davaroo

    Davaroo Poultry Crank

    Feb 4, 2007
    Leesville, SC
    You can never have too much space for your chickens. Embrace it.
  3. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

    May 13, 2008
    I am smiling now as this is happening to me , when I built my coop I just knew somehow this thing could get out of hand, so I didn't fight it I just figured it into the design, and it seems to working out fine. I have already added for some turkeys, and now the hatching and brooding areas. my wife may even add some flowers around here and there.
  4. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    I might add flowers also , IF we EVER stop building . LOL
  5. Heh. You need to plant the flowers so they will STOP building. This is a great problem to have btw.[​IMG]
  6. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana
    well , the enlargement of the RUN will be completed today . extra 8x10 .

    Then we need to finish painting the outside ...

    We also bought paneling for the inside , that wont take long , and ALSO , we need to attach nesting boxes to the wall 18" from the floor . and THATS IT .
  7. It takes so much longer than you think even when you go with the original plan! I think you deserve a bottle of a nice Chianti...

    Good wishes to you from the original home of the Acadians, Lizz!
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2008
  8. cajunlizz

    cajunlizz Songster

    Apr 27, 2008
    Lafayette, Louisiana

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