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My 4x8 coop addition -pics-

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by sklr112, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. sklr112

    sklr112 Out Of The Brooder

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    Recently I hatched 11 chicks. 11 chicks call for a new coop. Unfortunately it is winter here in Northern PA. That means it's COLD! The chicks won't stop growing, so I have to start building.

    The coop you see behind the frame of the floor is my existing 4x4. I needed a bigger coop so I made the addition.
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    Here it is with the OSB all up.
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    Another view
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    These pictures were taken at about 1 PM today. Since then I got the trusses for the roof up, and OSB laid on one side of it. Luckily we didn't have school today, snow day. I was able to accomplish a lot. Today, I hung the OSB. The floor and wall framing were done Sunday.

    What do you think?
     
  2. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    Great [​IMG] I gotta give i to you working under those conditions. Me, it get's to 60 and I can't work on mine.

    It is much bigger than your original coop they are going to be happy , and just by looking at your coop I had to get up and get me a cup of coffee, keep us posted [​IMG]
     
  3. MamaChic21

    MamaChic21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    you are one true chicken lover [​IMG], looks great already.
     
  4. sklr112

    sklr112 Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha, yeah. 20 something degrees and windy all day today. It must be nice in Florida then.

    Great work on your coop as well. Love it.
     
  5. sklr112

    sklr112 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thank you! [​IMG]
     
  6. Nava

    Nava I Got The Naked Neck Blues

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    Quote:tonight is going to get down to 20, freeze warning [​IMG] I hope my pipes don't bust last month we had the same thing and the pvc pipes for the automatic waterer's busted [​IMG] by Friday we are back to Florida whether no wonder we get sick a lot
     
  7. sklr112

    sklr112 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Thank you! [​IMG]
     
  8. sklr112

    sklr112 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:tonight is going to get down to 20, freeze warning [​IMG] I hope my pipes don't bust last month we had the same thing and the pvc pipes for the automatic waterer's busted [​IMG] by Friday we are back to Florida whether no wonder we get sick a lot

    Oh not cool. That must be a pain to have to replace. What type of birds do you have anyway? How do they feel about the cold? [​IMG]
     

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