My First Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by allanb, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks nice but personally if u have strong winds in ur area I would lower it a bit I have my 4x8 coop two feet high and I will be lowering it in the spring because of the winds lately I am afraid it will fall over but the winds are so strong tonight I have my head phones on listening to music so I can't hear it and the wind don't usually bother me so that is just saying how hard it's blowing I haven't even see a car go down my road in over an hour because of the wind
     
  2. Leigti

    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How high off the ground is it? I'm thinking about making mine 30 inches.
     
  3. allanb

    allanb Out Of The Brooder

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    It's 3ft off the ground
     
  4. allanb

    allanb Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in central Arkansas, we really don't have wind problems.
     
  5. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok well then as long as it don't get windy u should be good looks nice
     
  6. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    .......and the height in relation to the width and length makes it pretty darn stable.
     
  7. TerryH

    TerryH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your coop is looking really good, Alan!!
     
  8. allanb

    allanb Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you. I'm using Skechup to design it.
     
  9. allanb

    allanb Out Of The Brooder

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    Rafters are on. I may need to take off work since i can't seem to get anything done during the week. Next is decking, siding and the nesting box. Not necessarily in that order.

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  10. Chicken Egg 17

    Chicken Egg 17 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks really good and coming along
     

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