Look what I got for FREE

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by SG_Chicken, Jul 16, 2010.

  1. SG_Chicken

    SG_Chicken Chirping

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    We have a local Freecycle.org group and I asked for a doghouse but this is what I got. New never used. My grandson is really excited.



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  2. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    Awesome ,,, A few changes and it will be great for 2-3 chickens
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Wow, ask for a doghouse so you can convert it to a coop, and get a coop instead! Nifty!!
     
  4. SG_Chicken

    SG_Chicken Chirping

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    Its actually a coop. Prefab one, it has 3 little doors on one side so they can go to the run. We will be building the run over the next few weeks so that when they are ready for outdoors they can go straight to the coop.

    the people that gave it to us said they want to get chickens but when then got down to it they figured they werent ready. Their loss my gain guess.
     
  5. SG_Chicken

    SG_Chicken Chirping

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    Is there a link to a thread or other site on how to construct a run to attach to the side of the coop? I am looking all over the place but maybe not putting in the right words to search for.
     
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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  7. crysmom

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    I would lift that up on a frame and construct the run around it, would be a nice way to give the chickens a covered area in the run and make it more accessible to you to clean/gather eggs etc.
     

  8. chica57

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    [​IMG] Great Find!!!! Your going to have some happy chickens [​IMG] I have to see if I have a sight like that around here !!! [​IMG]
     
  9. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Is there any ventilation on it ?? I cant tell from the pics.. If not a few vents add chickens add chickens and go >>
     
  10. SG_Chicken

    SG_Chicken Chirping

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    Yes there is ventulation across each side of the top roof.
     

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