My First Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Dark Dozens, Sep 5, 2010.

  1. Dark Dozens

    Dark Dozens Out Of The Brooder

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    Just finished building my first chicken coop. It is the home of my 8 Buff Orpingtons. The coop is 5 by 6 feet and the run is 5 by 16 feet.
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    The framing of the coop
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    The finished coop without the run
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    Last edited: Sep 5, 2010
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Excellant work! [​IMG] I love it! sure your girls will too. [​IMG]
     
  3. briana1975

    briana1975 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 23, 2009
    Carleton Mi.
    Great job!! I love how you called it your first coop. You know you will be building more. We started with one. Now we are up to 4 and 1 hoop house. Good luck next year on your 2nd coop.
     
  4. SuziQ991

    SuziQ991 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a wonderful coop! You should be very proud. I love it!
     
  5. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Very pretty coop! [​IMG] Somebody likes purple!!
     
  6. animalover

    animalover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautifully done!
     
  7. mountaintopchicken

    mountaintopchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love it when people post really good pics of the framing. It lets a beginner carpenter like me get a good look at different ways to put things together.

    Good job!
     
  8. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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    Wow, it took me a while to realize it was on WHEELS. That is great. Can you slide the run across the ground? You did a very nice job. My only concern might be the weight of snow on the roof of the run, but I don't know much about that; it doesn't really snow where I live.
     
  9. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    Can you make me one & send it to me by boat? That is a beautiful coop!
     
  10. BWKatz

    BWKatz Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2010
    Columbia,SC
    Very professional looking. Where's the chickens? [​IMG]
     

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