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My first coop (pics)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cwilly, Jun 4, 2008.

  1. cwilly

    cwilly New Egg

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    I converted part of my old shed into a coop. With the exception of the wire, I used only scrap and recycled materials. Total cost = less than $100. The only thing I need now are some chickens (they should arrive 6/23)[​IMG]
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  2. silky ma

    silky ma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks good what types of chicks ar you getting? Make sure that they can get to the nest boxes if they are layers. If babes than you need an rearing area for them.
     
  3. chicknhawaii

    chicknhawaii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How coooool! I'm glad you included pics of the inside, that's where I need some ideas. [​IMG]
     
  4. cwilly

    cwilly New Egg

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    I am getting 18 week old RIR's, so they should be able to get into the boxes. If not, I will add a ramp.
     
  5. pvc coop

    pvc coop Out Of The Brooder

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    Very nice. Good job.
     
  6. alaskan_crew

    alaskan_crew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice, big sized coop! We also made our coop for next to nothing. We got a lot of our materials free from Craigslist. We even got some old, antique barn windows, which I love!

    Have fun and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. lovemychicks9

    lovemychicks9 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks really good, just add chicks and let the party begin! Trudy [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Chirpy

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    That's awesome! I love it when people can put together something for such little cost. Your chickens are going to adore living there.
     
  9. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Very nice! [​IMG]

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  10. lovinthechickens

    lovinthechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    awesome!
     

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