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Making a car into a coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by HeatherTheMommy, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone turned an old car into a small coop? I dont need nesting boxes and all that just something to hold my chicks in since i dont have much room inside. We have a car my husband used for parts in the yard and he said he would make it into a brooder/coop for me. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not enough room. .
     
  3. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    What kind of car, how many birds, and what kind (standard or bantam)?

    Some downsides would be proper ventilation without compromising security, and having it be easy to clean.
     
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2016
  4. HeatherTheMommy

    HeatherTheMommy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    12 chicks. Im just using is as an outside brooder. Once they are bigher they can go in the big coop. Its a 4 door jetta
     
  5. Rod-T

    Rod-T Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I mowed the lawn and found 4 cars too... turns out there worth money..
    Haul yours in. Get the cash . Go a long ways in buying material for a proper coop..
     
  6. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Overrun With Chickens

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