LOOK what I just got, for FREE!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by babyboy1_mom, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Well, I have to go pick it up this weekend. The real trick is going to be how to get this thing onto a trailer....lol

    It is approx. 8'6" long x 4'5" wide & 6' tall and the loft area is approx. 5' tall. It has stairs inside to go up into the loft. I have not seen it in person yet, but it looks nice to me.

    What do all of you think? Can I make some adjustments and make this into a nice chicken coop?

    This is my first upload of a picture, so I hope that this works....lol



    Edited to add: Yeah it worked....LOL
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2008
  2. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    That looks interesting! The loft can be the Honeymoon Suite!
  3. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    That looks great. I love the window. But how will you transport it?
  4. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Wicked nice and free!!! Thats awesome!!! Good for you!! A car trailer would probably work to get it home. You just have to know someone that has one.!!
  5. Laskaland

    Laskaland ThE gRoOvY cHiCkEn

    Aug 2, 2008
    OH HOW FUN! I love it!!!

    Last edited: Nov 13, 2008
  6. LilBizzy

    LilBizzy Chicken Storyteller

    May 20, 2008
    ohh, the chickens will love having their very own loft. Transporting that is going to be.. a challenge.
    But a few little windows, and vents and a pop door.. it'll make a perfect chicken coop
  7. babyboy1_mom

    babyboy1_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    We have a trailer that is big enough to hold/carry it, but the trick is going to be getting it loaded onto the trailer...lol

    The lady that has given it to me said that her husband said that several men will be able to lift it onto a trailer. I will see what my DH has to say about it in the morning, when he wakes up. Maybe I should bring him a cup of coffee in bed in the morning to soften him up a little....LOL

  8. Leah-yes I know I'm crazy

    Leah-yes I know I'm crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 24, 2008
    Skidway Lake, MI
    It looks like you are going to have to transport it by laying it onto the trailer on it's back side. I'd try to spin it around so the back is against the trailer and lean it down gingerly. Nice find!
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Aw NO FAIR!
  10. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Aww! Awesome!! It's going to make a fantastic coop! [​IMG]

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