I think I get to pick up my FREE coop today!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by LittleDarlings, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. LittleDarlings

    LittleDarlings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so excited!! [​IMG] A friend from church had given all his chickens away and was left with the coop. He heard I was getting chickens and asked if I wanted to just come and get his. Ummm, YES!! [​IMG] So my Uncle is in town with his big work truck and trailer. He said he would go with me to get it!! I am so blessed to have these amazing people in my life! [​IMG] Now to get my brooder set up and then order the feathery fellows! [​IMG] (My friend's wife said that their coop is so ugly it could possibly bring down my property value! [​IMG] I don't care! I [​IMG] FREE!!
     
  2. ladyride

    ladyride Chillin' With My Peeps

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    paint goes a long way , esp mismatch at hd or lowe's [​IMG]
     
  3. juliaaa

    juliaaa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How exciting!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I agree, paint it! It can't be that bad? You could even add some cuteness to it by doing a bit of landscaping to it. A few bushes, flowers along the outside...? I bet you can work with it! Post a pic!!!
     
  5. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe your taxes will go down.
     
  6. no1hilbily

    no1hilbily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe your taxes will go down.
    i like that one
     
  7. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    OH, congratulations! That's wonderful! I agree, a coat of paint can do wonders. I used your typical red barn color (actually it was called barn paint), on my used coop that I bought from Craigslist, and I replaced some of the wiring, and it looks as good as new!

    Good luck and I know you will enjoy raising chickens. What breed are you interested in? Anything in particular?
     
  8. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depending on how it looks you can get free old shutters, cheap or free paint, a couple cute signs and make the coop look great. Never underestimate a chicken owner on a mission!
     
  9. Skitz

    Skitz Skitz15k

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    woot! [​IMG]
     
  10. stubbornhill

    stubbornhill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Now that would be an added blessing! I always have said, "I can make any house a home" and I bet you can make any chicken house a chicken home. Yes, you must show us before and after pictures.
     

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