My first crack at coop building!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Timba, Feb 15, 2014.

  1. Timba

    Timba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucky for me there was an existing roof with 4x4 posts. All we did was wrap recycled pallets around the posts and use an old pool screen fence. It still in phase 1....
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  2. Timba

    Timba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Since I have three distinct breeds, I wanted to pen them all apart to avoid cross breeding. This is what we ended up doing. Still not done though.....[​IMG]
     
  3. Timba

    Timba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Another look from the exterior...
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  4. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    Very nice!


    The open pallets will also help keep those breezes going!
     
  5. blucoondawg

    blucoondawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you planning on covering the pallets with plywood or osb? If not you may have issues with snakes, weasel, mink or other such smaller predators.
     
  6. annagarret

    annagarret Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was staring at your palm trees and sand [​IMG] more than your wonderful coop....which looks AWESOME....[​IMG]......getting 5 more inches of snow up here...[​IMG]



    What kind of breeds are you getting?
     
  7. Timba

    Timba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll trade you three palm trees for three weeks of cold weather!!! It's 78 right now!!! We are lining the pallets with 2"x2" wire.
    I'm going to be keeping Buff Orpingtons, Rhode Island Reds and Plymouth Barred Rocks. Since I have a fourth pen, I'll try keeping about three turkeys in that last pen.
    Send me some coooold!!!!! (While I sip on a Corona in my flip flops by the pool)
     
  8. Timba

    Timba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Going to line it with 2"x2" wire mesh. I hope it'll do.
     
  9. annagarret

    annagarret Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][​IMG]....I have a special, buy one foot of snow get one free! [​IMG]


    Will you be raising your turkeys for meat?
     
  10. Timba

    Timba Chillin' With My Peeps

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