Let's See Those Walk-in Coops and Sheds

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by OldCrookedToe, Mar 17, 2017.

  1. OldCrookedToe

    OldCrookedToe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're planning on building a large walk-in coop for our chickens that will also have a tall run for them to forage on for the weekends when we aren't there. I'm looking for inspiration but also want other people to benefit from this thread, so please feel free to post any pictures of your own or of random ones you've seen online! Sheds used for chickens, walk-in coops, runs, enclosures, etc.
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. OldCrookedToe

    OldCrookedToe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ooh thank you. I'll look in there
     
  4. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We repurposed an existing shed for the chickens and added a run. It has really worked out well. The front end of the coop is used for storage so easy to get in out of the weather when doing chicken "chores".

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  5. OldCrookedToe

    OldCrookedToe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's awesome! That's the exact kind of thing I was wanting to see.
     
  6. cabincreations

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    This is my coop I built a couple of years ago with my husband and a friend. We raised it 20" off the ground so that one pen has access to the "basement" which is all wired in, and the other pen has access to the outside covered run. It is n 8x12 shed on stilts basically, with an additional 8 x 8 run off to the side. Inside I now have it split into three pens, and have a heated waterer that connects the three pens so that I only have to carry one waterer back and forth. Works for me!

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    There is a patio stone with a chimney block placed on top, a 100watt lightbulb is inside and another stone is placed on top. It is placed where my three pens join
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  7. OldCrookedToe

    OldCrookedToe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's so cool! I've never seen one split like that but I like that idea. I was hoping to have a partitioned area in the building for introductions/grow outs/breeding.
     
  8. ScottandSam

    ScottandSam Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    still have baton to go but here my temp wall I put in mine just for that
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    like I said its not done. gable venting need to go in baton, flower box /roof run off. and I think a cupola. Oh then the 400sq ft. run.


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  9. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice coop!!!

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  10. cabincreations

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    I put a brooder high on the wall in each pen (still in the process) So that each breeds chicks are in the same pen. I have one built so far...and each pen is going to have it's own by weeks end.[​IMG]
     
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