My first coop.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Kiniska, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. Kiniska

    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To give a quick background This is my first real coop. I had chickens years ago and after reading many threads on here it is amazing they lived cause I did absolutely everything wrong. I will post pictures and information as I go. Please feel free to comment and give constructive criticism. I will be keeping no more than 10 hens. The indoor coop is 40 square feet of actual floor space and the out side run will be 240 square feet. [​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
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  2. Kiniska

    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great ! Keep posting pics :)
     
  5. DFamilyChicks

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    Wow!! That is a big coop and run. I have 5 hens and have 20 sq. feet inside the coop and 50 square feet in the outer run. So that's 4 sq ft per hen inside and 10 sq ft per hen outside. I thought I was overdoing it!! :)

    I look forward to seeing your progress.
     
  6. Kiniska

    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are the rough plans for my chicken tractor. It is designed to utilize all the scrap we have. I want to move it around the house so we don't have to mow as much.[​IMG]
     
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  7. Kiniska

    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is amazing how much stuff you can find to reuse or re-purpose when looking around.
     
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    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kiniska Chillin' With My Peeps

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