My Coop Deville


8 Years
Mar 4, 2011
I built a coop out of pallets that I found for free, it took some time to build. I first made a corner with two pallets and then added pallets to them and ended up with a coop 4 foot by 8 foot and 7.50 foot high. I had to fill in all the pallets with strips of wood which I took off of other pallets I found. It was not easy to get the boards off the pallets, but I did it. I made two nest boxes that I put on the outside of the coop. They are made of texture 111 and looks rough like the boards of the pallets. I had a old door that I had outside getting weathered, and looks so neat with the old paint peeling off it. All I had to buy was 5 2x4's for the rafters for the roof, and 3, 1 pound boxes of screws, so the total cost of my coop was about $28, and looks sharp. Not sure how to add a pic.
C:\\Users\\User\\Pictures\\2011-03-03 COOP


11 Years
Dec 24, 2008
Ocala, Florida
Sounds good. I made a pallat coop but didn't separate the boards from the pallats. It's a little crappy but serves it's purpose. I've also used pallat boards as replacement boards for a small coop that I fixed up. I found that the easiest way to separate the boards is to use a metal blade on my saw-zaw and cut the nails. As far as posting pictures I don't think you can until you have reached so many post on BYC. If you want to send my your picture I can post it for you.
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Newbie in Screamer Al

9 Years
Jan 11, 2011
Can't wait forpics. Sounds sweet! Love the name of it. Thats what we call our coop too. Funny.... All the best, and get us some pics soon....

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