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Mother in-law suite finished

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by dirtybug, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. dirtybug

    dirtybug Out Of The Brooder

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    Most of the coop was made with free wood (old billboard) I think total I spent around $150 including 100' of hardware cloth. the building is 4'x8' but one end has a 2'x2' storage closet so the coop is 4'x6'. The run is 8'x14' and is totally enclosed with 2"x4" wire including the roof.
    I plan to keep four layers in here. Hopefully I'll be picking them up this week!
     
  2. cluckcluck42

    cluckcluck42 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 4, 2009
    Quebec
    oooh I really like it!!! Very sharp looking!
     
  3. nature nut

    nature nut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice design. Looks like you really thought it out. [​IMG]
     
  4. dirtybug

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    Quote:Its been a number of years since I last had chickens and I've proably had two dozen designs in my head and on paper in that time, This was a little bit of all those designs but mostly just the most efficient way to use the materials I had on hand.
    even though most of the material was free I cringed everytime I had to go buy a hinge or slide bolt lock, WOW that stuff is expensive for what it is.
     
  5. windtryst

    windtryst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice coop! I live in Chester Co. too! Chester Springs, where are you?
     
  6. dirtybug

    dirtybug Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Downingtown right by the lyndell post office by 282
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    VERY nice work! [​IMG]
     
  8. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    haha why is it called the mother in law suite?
     
  9. chickenlady81

    chickenlady81 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 10, 2008
    Weare, NH
    very nice. How many chickens does it hold? It would be perfect for silkies :)
     
  10. dirtybug

    dirtybug Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:We just got married in August so I'm taking every oppurtunity to tease the wife [​IMG]
     

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