Major Jackpot (WOOT!)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by georgialee, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    My sister found this for me on craigslist:

    it's 12 small or 6 med/large cages.

    I hatch a bunch of chicks so this will be great for a brooder and grow out pens... also if I have a broody.

    Going to get it tomorrow [​IMG]

    eta: it's at least 12 feet long and about 8 ft tall [​IMG] I have no idea how we're going to move it though... any suggestions?
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2011
  2. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
  3. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    Does anyone have any suggestions on how to move this easily? Cut it into pieces?
  4. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    most cages are held together at the panels with 'j hooks' there is a tool that can take a 'j' shape peice of metal and bend it into a closed loop-

    if the cages are held together with those two sets of needle nosed pliers will undo the loops, then you can weld the cages together or buy new j-hooks OR use zip-ties to put them back together...
  5. bel

    bel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2010
    East bay
    Wow that is huge, it doesn't look like its something that will be easy to take apart. Maybe rent something from Uhaul or similar to move it?
  6. smchickfarm

    smchickfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2010
    WOW!!! [​IMG] YOU DID SCORE!!!!

  7. Captain Carrot

    Captain Carrot Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 25, 2011
    I'm sure you'll be able to take it apart in order to move it. Call the seller and ask if you should be any special tools with you.

    Also make sure you scrub, flame and disinfect every inch before you think of putting your own animals inside. Nice find.
  8. Bi0s

    Bi0s Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2009
    Bland County VA!!!!!
    need a trailer and lay it on its back and drag it up on the trailer [​IMG]
  9. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    Thanks for all the ideas! We have a 4 horse trailer we can use I just have to measure the width. It still might not be wide enough, lol. We'll bring a bunch of tools so hopefully we'll manage.
  10. theghostandmrchicken

    theghostandmrchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 26, 2011
    [​IMG] [​IMG] Touchdown St. Louis!!!!!!!! (or Knox) [​IMG] [​IMG]

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