Little Outhouse Coop gets an addition!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mudhen, Jul 26, 2007.

  1. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Some of you may remember my little 4x4 coop which houses seven of my chickens, Millie the bantam mutt and her adopted 6 girls (now 22 week old standards).

    Well, Even though the girls weren't complaining, I thought it would be nice to expand their quarters, so the back wall was cut out and an additional 4x4 room was built, with window. This will be their roosting area once its finished.

    Here is yesterday's (late) afternoon photo so far:
    (And yes, that is a grapevine, heavily loaded with clusters of grapes, that covers their run...in a month or two the girls will have ripe grapes raining down on them!! The PVC pipes you see had to be temporarily taken apart for the construction. They normally are set up to hold up the run wire covering and the weight of the loaded vine!)

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    Last edited: Jul 26, 2007
  2. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    i love the idea that they will have grapes raineing down on them lol smart idea
     
  3. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Yeah, these girls are so spoiled, at the beginning of summer, they were enjoying the sprinkling of mulberries from the tree that shades the other part of their run!
     
  4. wendy

    wendy On the Hill

    Jun 14, 2007
    central louisiana
    [​IMG] wow! how spoiled are they [​IMG]
    looks nice if you get more pics show us [​IMG]
     
  5. 65browneyes

    65browneyes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've been considering planting grapes outside my run. They would serve two purposes, shade and treats (they looooove grapes). Glad to see someone uses them.
     

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