Look what DH is making for me!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by horsejody, Oct 13, 2008.

  1. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    DH asked me what I wanted for Christmas. I told him nest boxes. He said he would make them but not for Christmas. I can have them now. I guess he loves me, or maybe he loves the chickens. This is how far he got in one afternoon.

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    I am going to paint it. What color would be good?
     
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Pink of course!


    They're really gorgeous! Like the sloped roof.
     
  3. Picky Chicky

    Picky Chicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking a nice dark calming blue....

    Great nest boxes!!
     
  4. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Quote:That is definitely a possibility, at least for the outside. I may make it a bit darker in the boxes. Just in case the girls want to feel that they are hidden away more in them.
     
  5. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    Maybe blue inside and pink outside!
     
  6. SundownWaterfowl

    SundownWaterfowl Overrun With Chickens

    Thats what mine look like. Except mine are 2 across and 3 down. Very nice!
     
  7. horsejody

    horsejody Squeaky Wheel

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    DD thinks maybe yellow. DH claims to have no opinion.
     
  8. miss_jayne

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    how nice! you got your Christmas goose early![​IMG]
     
  9. AppleCrisp

    AppleCrisp Out Of The Brooder

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    Looking good! [​IMG]
    I think yellow would be nice...
     
  10. TheNewMrsEvans

    TheNewMrsEvans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe yellow would make them think about eggs and lay more?!? I still think pink would be cute since only the girls use them...
    I had completely white ones and it didn't seem to bother then hens, so i wouldn't be too worried about making it gaudy:)
    I haven't painted the ones i have now...probably should though...i just take them down and power wash them occasionally.
     

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