Looking for your A frame ideas!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PickenChicken, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. PickenChicken

    PickenChicken New Egg

    Sep 17, 2011
    Hi all! Getting ready to FINALLY get some chicks the beginning of April:) so, need to start building the "Fat Bottom Girls" house. However, I am starting from scratch and besides knowing I want an A frame, I have no ideas for design except, keep it simple. If you have an A frame, can you post your pics of it? There seems to be a lack of A frames in the gallery.
    I need ideas, kinda quick! Still have a little time though.
  2. DaughterOfEve

    DaughterOfEve Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 3, 2009
    Montague, MI
    Visit the website "The city chicken" lots of inventive coops.
  3. Apyl

    Apyl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2012
    Necedah, Wi
    I built an "A" frame with all recycled wood from a building we had collapse. In all it cost me $4 for the two latches to lock it up. It still needs a paint job once the weather warms up. We're also still doing a ton of yard work so once some more down trees are cut up and the pile of branches is cleaned up the run will be made larger. My chicks are a little over 2 weeks old now.

    Here is the outside view with the door open (just took the pic yestarday)


    Inside - pic took 3/12/12

    and today I put up the temp fencing so the chicks can go outside tomorow in the 80 degree day


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