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My first coop!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by New2TheCoop, Mar 28, 2011.

  1. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I'm mostly done! Just a little more paint & I'm finished.

    The coop itself is 8x6 (I recycled a roof from a cattle feeder, so it had to be this size) & my run is 10x8 and they can run under the coop as well... I burried 2 feet of wire all the way around, anyways Here's what it looks like for now
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  2. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh yea... The chickens like it too!
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  3. sueche

    sueche Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] great job
     
  4. PapaChaz

    PapaChaz Overrun With Chickens

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    did you take 'during construction' pics? you should enter it in the coop contest if you did! nice job, the girls seem happy with it!
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Nice job, looks fantastic. [​IMG]
     
  6. MareeZoCool

    MareeZoCool Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from Ohio!

    Great job![​IMG] Love how you've managed to get the great value from 2nd use items. VERY CLEVER & EARTH FRIENDLY!
     
  7. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sure did, you can see them on my BYC page

    Thanks for the feedback everyone! [​IMG]
     
  8. dsowens15

    dsowens15 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks alot better then my first coop did [​IMG]
     
  9. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. catdaddy66

    catdaddy66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have a great set up there! I am curious how many birds you have? Are they all in the pic? I am also using plastic lattice to secure my coops ( the smaller ones, anyway) and for ventilation. It actually looks quite nice! [​IMG]
     

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