Is a coop ever really done?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by nh104, Apr 17, 2012.

  1. nh104

    nh104 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im almost finished with building but i already have ideas on how to improve or add things. Anyone else have these thoughts?
     
  2. Donna5

    Donna5 Out Of The Brooder

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    we built our first coop in Feb of last year, already we have added a "condo" for the silkies and a fenced run! It is a never ending cycle of building. Good thing hubby has a sense of humor!
     
  3. dreamcatcherarabians

    dreamcatcherarabians Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I find I'm running into the constant "coop reno" thing here too. We converted an old shed that was real derelict and made a nice tight coop for the girls. Then we built a run and doubled the size of the run almost immediately. First we used chicken wire but I read about needing to use hard cloth if you have raccoons and skunks, so we re-did the wire. Now we've redone the laying boxes, replaced the original floor because I didn't like how soft it felt (always was afraid it would give out when I was in there with a lap full of chickens), then we re-set the roosting bars, then put in a poop board, then hung the waterers and feeders........Now contemplating putting in a big corner waterer and when I get that done I think i want another coop and run for more chickens...AAAAAHHHHHHHHH chicken math!
     

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