My 5 chickies in Ontario, Canada

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by atclarkson, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. atclarkson

    atclarkson Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey all. I've asked a few questions, but now it's my turn to show off!
    I've got 5 ISA browns, born Sept 2.


    First Brooder:
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    That got small quick... child's wading pool:
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    First meeting... noms?
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    Coop Building...
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    Done! Coop is 4x5 feet, giving each of them 4 sq ft. Once the bottom is opened that will double.
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    Final Feeder- Holds a good few days of feed and not messy so far. They seem to really like it (And I don't have to clean it 3 times a day!)
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    Put the other pipe so they'd stop climbing over it... watching to make sure no one gets stuck!
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    And the girls today!
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    Plans from here on in are a nesting box inside (Was going to do outside, but this will be easier), raising the roost, chicken nipple waterers (they are sitting on my desk atm) and next summer fencing in the bottom with a ramp to get down to it, and then they will have some space to run outside as well.
     
    Last edited: Sep 28, 2010
  2. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice coop and beautiful babies!!!
     
  3. atclarkson

    atclarkson Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks [​IMG] I built it almost entirely from wood sourced on Kijiji!
     
  4. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Very Nice indeed.
     
  5. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice looking setup good job. [​IMG]
     
  6. atclarkson

    atclarkson Out Of The Brooder

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    TY TY!

    New feeder rocks, no poop or shavings in it, and I don't expect to have to fill it more than once a week!
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    They are growing up and you've done a great job with your set up.
     
  8. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your coop looks great! Is the floor part of a ping pong table?
     
  9. Tartannik

    Tartannik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fab coop, chickies look very happy in there [​IMG]
     
  10. atclarkson

    atclarkson Out Of The Brooder

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    I am pretty sure it was a ping pong table, good eye! It came to me as one piece with legs like a folding table, and it worked perfect I built around it.

    They are starting to look like hens now, lots of brown but of course no combs yet [​IMG]
     

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