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My coop a few pics

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by thehbcrew, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. thehbcrew

    thehbcrew Out Of The Brooder

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    So i built my coop from scratch, think i did a good job, by myself and first time really building something that was functional. These pictures are before the 12X12 run i built around it. I know the more space the happier the chicks are. But i don't have the type of neighborhood to let them run around free..

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  2. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One thing I would suggest is a more secure lock on the chicken door.
     
  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Wow, Looks beautiful, great job. I'm sure your chickens are super happy and pleased!!
     
  4. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    looks great!! [​IMG] do you have your babies yet?
     
  5. thehbcrew

    thehbcrew Out Of The Brooder

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    yeah have had them since may, finally got around to posting the coop.

    Why do you think i need stronger locks, it seems pretty secure, plus i have an extra strip of 2X4 surround the door for support also prevents it from being pulled/pushed, i also have a spring latch on the egg box. Are raccoon's that strong?
     
  6. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

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    They like to mess with stuff so i think they could get your door latches open easy. Looks good btw.
     
  7. stcroixusvi

    stcroixusvi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great! Love the color [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Raccoons are masters at breaking and entering. Dont underestimate them! I would put another lock on the doors that cannot be fiddled with by the coons. Oh...you did a real nice job on that coop! Your cheeps will be very happy in there!
     
  9. sheila3935

    sheila3935 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks really good. I love the color. One suggestion, you need more ventilation.
     
  10. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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