Movable run?

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

  1. ALRwild

    ALRwild Songster

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    I need an easy to build movable run that will cost me under $200. If you have built one before and have pics, then that would be great. I want to keep it fairly simple, for I am not even on the brink of being an expert carpenter (not to mention one at all). Thank you! [​IMG]
     

  2. Wolftalk

    Wolftalk Songster

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    Sorry no pics but, cheap wise, you can use pvc pipes and chicken wire. Its easy im sure you could do it! Just glue them together and wrap chicken wire around them. Im sure you can google it!
     
  3. iBoodle

    iBoodle Songster

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    I don't have anything to add, but yay! Another Boise person!
     
  4. ALRwild

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    Thank you! I will try to make one out of pvc or wood... I'll see which is cheeper. [​IMG]
     
  5. Gullygarden

    Gullygarden Chirping

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    I use an electric mesh run with a solar charger. see my page for picture.
     
  6. Me & Jack

    Me & Jack Songster

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    There's this post a little further down the forum topic page that has a good and easy-to-build run. I've done it myself -- using a few screws, eight-foot 2 x 2s from Lowe's, chicken wire (heavy duty kind), a staple gun, and zip ties galore! Took me about 90 minutes to build. I've also made them smaller -- like 8' x 4' for smaller runs. They're easier to move if you're on your own. [​IMG]

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=538005

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=538005
     
  7. BairleaFarm

    BairleaFarm Songster

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  8. ALRwild

    ALRwild Songster

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    I really like the second one! The link for the first one isn't working at the moment. Oh well! Thanks a bunch!
     
  9. joanie_maine

    joanie_maine Songster

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    I build my runs with "panels" - sections that I can move, use inside or out and repair easily. Only thing extra are the gates, which are connected to the two panels where you want to go in and out. I_I_I_I
     

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