My babies first night on their own!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by AmySue, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. AmySue

    AmySue Out Of The Brooder

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    I can't believe the coop (except for a few minor touches) is finished!! [​IMG] My bones ache... I have dealt with about 20 splinters, multiple cuts and scrapes (that darn hardware cloth!!) and a fall off a ladder, but I did it!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] The only help I had was some painting (kids wanted to help) and putting the tar paper/shingles on the roof (DH did that for me). It took 5 1/2 weeks (seems so much longer!) So, tonight my "babies" are spending their first night, locked up tight, in their new home. My DD and I snuck out to check on them, but it was too dark ~ we couldn't see them. I can't wait to see them in the morning!!

    I'll post pics of the coop tomorrow. Can't wait to see what ya'll think [​IMG]
     
  2. cfdf

    cfdf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I can't wait to see the pics! Hurray for you!! Making your own coop! [​IMG]
     
  3. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Congratulations!! Must get a flashlight so you can spy on them at night. Sleeping chickens are so cute. OR...once your hobby becomes something of an obsession, you can get a nanny-cam for the coop like I did! ($eighty bucks at Wal-mart and HOURS of viewing fun!!).

    Can't wait to see the coop pictures!!!
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Sounds great, can't wait to see the pics too! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Congratulations! [​IMG] That is so awesome that you did it mostly by yourself. I'll bet you feel a great sense of satisfaction. I remember that first night, I was up several times checking on them. Looking forward to pics!
     
  6. Lifestyle Lift Journey

    Lifestyle Lift Journey Out Of The Brooder

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    You did it!! Fantastic work! Your “babies” must be appreciating your hard work. I'm sure their eggs will taste much better from now on. [​IMG] Pictures would be nice if you can post them. They will encourage me when I build my own coop.
     
  7. mcostas

    mcostas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    tag for pics!
     
  8. Quailbuddy

    Quailbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures please [​IMG]
     
  9. PamB

    PamB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't wait to see pictures! That first night is tough, mine was only just about a week ago. It gets easier...
     

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