My first ever coop... on a mega budget!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Kibchooks, Jun 11, 2010.

  1. Kibchooks

    Kibchooks New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum, and I have just finished constructing my first coop! Constructed from bits of old wood from my garden in Cyprus. The only real cost was the chicken wire, and the four chickens inside it! Building on the terraces made it a little tricky. I'd love to hear people's thoughts... [​IMG]

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  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    You did a wonderful job! [​IMG] Be proud of yourself! and [​IMG]!
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Good job! [​IMG]

    I love it !!!
     
  4. zDoc

    zDoc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] They will love it! Good job!
     
  5. calista

    calista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are we talking "Cyprus" in the Aegean Sea near Greece or a city called Cyprus here in the U.S.A.?

    I like your coop set-up and was trying to factor in what the weather would be like in your area. Also, what kind of predators do you get there?

    Nice job, and welcome!
     
  6. Kibchooks

    Kibchooks New Egg

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    I am on the island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea. The climate is semi-arid with long hot summers and mild winters. Predators include; foxes (see picture below), rats, snakes and birds of prey.
    Here is a picture of a fox... I think it might be a desert fox, stalking out my chooks! [​IMG]

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  7. Kibchooks

    Kibchooks New Egg

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    Thanks for the messages of support everyone... a great welcome to the forum. Cheers!!! [​IMG]
     
  8. calista

    calista Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks for the info -- that's very interesting!

    What breeds of chickens are you raising in that coop?
     
  9. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

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    Wow, Cyprus, cool. Nice coop, an unusual arrangement, but it looks great! Great job & [​IMG]
     
  10. Kibchooks

    Kibchooks New Egg

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    I have no idea what breed they are! Here are a couple of pics though....

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    and the young ones... some have curly feathers...

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