Interior Coop Pics

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jason9111, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. jason9111

    jason9111 In the Brooder

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    Alright, I have seen bunch of coop pictures, mostly of the exteriors. I would like to see some interior pics to see how individualized each coop is. I have seen a ga-zillion exteriors but I need some interior ideas for nesting boxes, roosts, etc. Thanks
     
  2. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Songster

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    Hi, Here is my roost, poop tray, nest box set up in our 10' x 12' hen house.

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  3. jason9111

    jason9111 In the Brooder

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    Fireguy, looks great. I hope we spur some interest in this thread because the interior is important in the build process.
     
  4. WFA

    WFA In the Brooder

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    I am so happy to see a thread on interiors. We are in the process of designing ours... This is will help me get some additional ideas.
     
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  5. equusbeth

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    Quote:Same here!
     
  6. I love, love, love Fireguy56's interior, and plan to model my upgrades after that, with the pooptrays above the nestbox openings and a choice of roosts up higher than everything else (a few of my chickens love to be the highest beings in the universe). But here's mine, currently, though this pic was from April:

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    ...and the whole 6ftX6ft coop:

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    The dumb thing here, is the chickens exit via the big door, walk around to the hoop run and then we lock up the hoop run if we're leaving them outside for awhile unsupervised. You can't tell we got the chickens THEN wondered how to house them, can you? [​IMG]

    Plastic nest boxes now, replaced the wooden ones infested with mites. The panelled walls are photographed to look like wood, but are plasticky, intended for use in basement remodels, and are mold resistant. They were on sale, end-cap returns at Lowes'. The few wooden bits still exposed are washed regularly with Adams Flea and Tick dog shampoo, dried and dusted with permethrin poultry and garden dust. Mites and fleas are big problems in our river valley, wooded region of northern Illinois.
     
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  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:Very nice!
     
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  8. real_redhead

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    Very cute!
     
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  9. jason9111

    jason9111 In the Brooder

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    Now thats a coop with some interior decorating. Looks great
     
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  10. FrankDegamma

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    I have the new coop boxed off for the new peeps.. though here it is. The roost is hanging from celing for now to keep out of the way, put it on hinges.
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    Roost on hinges.
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