1. chickentooth

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    This is my coop and the attached pen. My chicks are free range but they also have the pen for outdoor activity and that is what i open and close in the moning and at night. I have attached it to the side f my barn and stained the outside to match. The inside is insulated 2x4 wall with thin osb on the interior. The coop you see in the pen area was my first coop and they still like to go underneath it and dig in the dry dirt so i left it in there for them.
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  2. GardenGal

    GardenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great!
     
  3. chickentooth

    chickentooth Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you for your post. I appreciate it
     
  4. HooverHenHouse

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    Looks nice, you may find keeping that coop in the run will be nice to use for sick birds, or quarantine new birds. =)
     
  5. chickentooth

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    Yes when I had new birds i put them into the pen and blocked the entry to the big coop and opened the main door during the day, worked out great. Funny thing is that once in a while one bird in paticular goess into that old coop and sleeps.
     
  6. CluckAcres

    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love how you made the new coop match the barn. Looks very pleasing to the eye.
     
  7. chickentooth

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    Thank you, here is another pick from an angle showing the door on the end.
     
  8. BirdWalkFarm

    BirdWalkFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Very nice , attractive !
     
  9. Sue Gremlin

    Sue Gremlin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh, that is beautiful! What is the enclosed cage hanging off the side for?
     
  10. chickentooth

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    when i have young birds that are old enough to go outside but not mixing with the others yet i was putting them in there and blocking a section inside, that has its own little door to the inside i can open and close acording to what is needed for seperation. I also introduce them to the outdoors by opening the fron of that and the door almost touches the ground so when they get brave enough they can get down and climb back up when they want. and the over hang serves as a place to get ot of rain and dryer dirt for bathing. Just something i built and it has become a good extra area for whatever really.[​IMG]
     

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