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My coop! Hubby relieved!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Citychick, Mar 22, 2007.

  1. Citychick

    Citychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2007
    It's done chicks spent their first night out doors! Does anyone recognize the frame? I bought a decrepit nativity someone had built and was getting rid of and that's what we converted into my chicken house! My Hubby is just thrilled to have them out of the bathroom! :[​IMG] They love their new run. They got in there looked around and rolled and rolled in the sand. My daughter thought they were all sick. I had to explain they were taking baths. She just looked at me like I was nuts. But now I can look out my back window and see my chickies! [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  2. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2007
    Villa Grove
    [​IMG] every cute
  3. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    San Marcos, TX
    What a great idea for a coop. It really looks good.

    One question... Does the coop have any windows or ventilation? If you lock the birds in there during the summer without ventilation, they will cook. A 6 in or more wire covered space all around the top and wire covered window would make the birds more comfortable and give some light.
  4. urbanhomesteader

    urbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2007
    Yorba Linda, CA
    Darling coop. [​IMG]

    I do agree with allen wranch there needs to be some ventilation. Chicken ploop and breathing can generate a lot of moisture. You need ventilation to get rid of it. I put mine up high by the roof that way they don't get drafts.
  5. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  6. 7L Farm

    7L Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 22, 2010
    Anderson, Texas
    4 year old coop!!!! Its still cool.
  7. Newbie in Screamer Al

    Newbie in Screamer Al Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2011
    X2 on the ventlilation. A must have. you could just cut out squares on all sides, and frame the cutouts with 1x3 and hinge em. Its easy and a good way to get cross vent.
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2011

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