My chicken coop and run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by bockbock2008, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. bockbock2008

    bockbock2008 Why do they call me crazy??

    Dec 30, 2008
    Southwest Indiana
    I just wanted to show off my coop to somone who might appreciate it. There aren't alot of chicken people around here. I bult everything myself except my husband had to help me frame in the door to get it level on my otherwise not perfectly level coop. It is 8 x 12 and under the roosts there is a 4 x 8 droppings pit. The nest boxes are OLD and were given to me free of charge. They are hinged at the top so to clean them I just lift the whole thing and prop it up. Yes they are probably overkill for my amount of chickens but I wouldn't dare cut into them.



    Last edited: Feb 12, 2009
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    Looks like a great set up.
  3. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    good job, i see happy chicks in your future.
  4. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    looks good and I like the nest.....[​IMG]
  5. HarlansHollowFarms

    HarlansHollowFarms bana-bhuidseach anns gára

    Jan 16, 2009
    [​IMG] I think your coop loos great, it gives me hope that I will be able to build one myself this spring!
  6. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] You found a good place where everyone will totally appreciate chicken coop pix , and I loved your coop !! [​IMG] You did a great job!!! [​IMG]
  7. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2007
    Sevier county, Tn.
    Bock bock, your coop is a beauty..
    looks a lot like mine, But I am needing a larger run hopefully
    with warmer days coming we can get to it.Like the way the run is connected do you have a door on the run to get into it?
    you did a great job.
  8. kbbeale

    kbbeale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 26, 2007
    Adkins, Tx
    Good job. I was wondering if you had that many chickens to warrant that large of a nest box LOL But, I get your point. I wouldnt cut it up either. Very good job!!!
  9. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 21, 2008
    Concord, NH
    I just love your coop and also that you built it yourself [​IMG]
  10. CityClucks

    CityClucks The Center of a 50 Mile Radius

    Jan 31, 2009
    Tulsa, OK
    Thanks for posting these pics, bockbock - I love seeing what everyone else does for cluck housing!

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