my first real coop!!! pics

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by augiedranch, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. augiedranch

    augiedranch Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    you can see on the right, the building came with the house and is very old. but i kinda fixed it up... not really nice, but does the job. i keep food and nests in there so the goats cant get in [​IMG]

    the coop on the left is my very first coop!! i know its not much but i love it, and so do my chicks!! [​IMG]

    the second pic is on the "chick run" where the baby chicks go. i have netting on the top of it so that hawks cant get in and the chicks cant get out and get hurt. they are on six acres, but i dont want the chicks around the grown up chickens and horses and goats at only five weeks

    what do yall think? any thing eles i should add, take away

    also, is the coop too open? maybe i should close it up a bit. im in tx so it gets hot. i just dont want them rained on too much


  2. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    I like it augiedranch. For a first coop that looks really good. Glad the chicks like it [​IMG]
  3. ebaribault

    ebaribault Songster

    Feb 21, 2008
    Antrim, NH
    That is a nice coop. I was thinking of using the clear plastic for the roofing, but in NH the winters are way too cold.

    Good luck with the chickens,
  4. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Songster

    Apr 14, 2007
    It looks great.. enjoy...Dixie

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