My first coop (pics)

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

  1. cwilly

    cwilly Hatching

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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 Songster

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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

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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 Hatching

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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 In the Brooder

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    Very nice. Good job.
     
  6. alaskan_crew

    alaskan_crew Songster

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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

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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

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    Very nice! [​IMG]

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  10. awesome!
     

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