My Chicken Pin

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Bill56, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Bill56

    Bill56 New Egg

    Oct 2, 2011
    My friend came over today and we worked on my pen. He did most of the work as I'm not very handy. Bought materials from Lowes. My pen is a ten x six foot chain link dog pen. Bought 3 sheets of tin roofing 8 foot x 2 foot and chicken wire 3 ft x 150 feet. Wire over top and on the ground up the sides. Would be very tough for a preditor to get in. Half covered with tin and half only covered with chicken wire. I had had an idea about the type nesting boxes I wanted. My friend made a suggestion I liked better. always good to have more than one brain working on a project.
    Now I've got to start working on a brooder. I'm thinking about getting a large cardboard box from a furniture store. One about the size of a coffee table. Once I get it set up I will be ready to order my biddies.
    Here is a picture of my pen.
    Thanks, Bill[​IMG]
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    very nice [​IMG]
  3. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Apr 22, 2008
    upstate SC
    This needs to be moved over to the Coops page.
  4. Bill56

    Bill56 New Egg

    Oct 2, 2011
    Quote: Hi, New to group posting. thougth I was posting to my local group thread. From talking to several people in the chicken hobby, they are not happy with the new format of the site. You might want to check into what will make people happy.

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