My First Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Big Red Roo, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. Big Red Roo

    Big Red Roo In the Brooder

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    Although the coop was completed over a month ago, Ijust now had time to sit down and shair with every one.

    Day One
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    Completed Coop [​IMG]

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    My Rooster. I dont know what he is he was free. Can you help me?
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    My hens 1 welsomer & 2 marans
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    The stand off
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    The Flogging I wish you could have seen that little dog run [​IMG]
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    Just to let you know the chihuahua is AnnaBell 1 of our dogs I also have 3 BostonTerriers, Dugan, Biskit, & Purditia. AnnaBell Wont go anywhere near the chickens now. If you know what kind of rooster that is Please let me know. I call him Big Red. I hope to have more hens soon. This is a fun hobie. Yall have been a big help. I have posted some questions . That yall answered for me.
     
  2. scooter147

    scooter147 Songster

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    He looks like a Rhode Island Red to me.
    Yep a good flogging will cure most dogs especially when there young. I have trained every puppy I have every had by turning a broody hen loose on them. They then respect the chickens.

    Good job on the coop and run, however, I do have a concern. I see you live in Texas and I don't see any windows or any venalation I would be afraid they would bake in there on hot summer nights.
     
  3. Big Red Roo

    Big Red Roo In the Brooder

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    I do have 2 windows on the oppisite side of the run and a vent on the roof. You cant see the roof vent because of the tree in the pic. I did not get a pic. of the windows. They are 12x12 covered with hardware cloth. [​IMG]
     
  4. Big Red Roo

    Big Red Roo In the Brooder

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    Oh I have been using a mister also you can see it at the end of the coop run. [​IMG]
     
  5. scooter147

    scooter147 Songster

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    Don't know if you named your rooster but I think a good name would be: Mister Mister. [​IMG]
     
  6. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Songster

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    looks like my RIR roos

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  7. chaoschicken

    chaoschicken Cackleberry Crazy

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    Nicely done.

    Love the pics. The rooster is nice looking and the poor pup. lol.

    I don't know what breed he is but he is mighty fine looking.

    Enjoy the chickens. [​IMG]
     
  8. ColoradoMike

    ColoradoMike Songster

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    nice coop and run! Got any interior shots of the coop?

    Also, love the roo scaring the pup! [​IMG]
     
  9. Big Red Roo

    Big Red Roo In the Brooder

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    I did not take any interior pictures because it not finnished yet . I have one of those big metal nesting boxes in there right now. Its to big and I plan on taking it out. For right now it gives everyone a place to roost. When I finnish I will Post some pictures. Thanks for the coments. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    nice job,,, i would love to see photos of inside! does your chicken house have windows!
     

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