My Guinea/Chicken coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cowman1970, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. cowman1970

    cowman1970 Out Of The Brooder

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    I started to raise Guineas this year along with a Blue Slate Turkey and a few French Copper Maran chickens. My attempts are free ranging Guineas didn't work too well. I decided to build a coop. This set up was built within a few months. I need to cover the roof then all will be done. The sun room, with the windows, faces the East. The material used were just setting around the farm. The cost was practically nothing.

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    Last edited: Nov 11, 2011
  2. Hodawg

    Hodawg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nice set up, cowman1970. Looks like something I'd build, except Mrs. Hodawg expects "architecture", if you know what I mean.

    Beers y'all,
    Ken
     
  3. rhinomd

    rhinomd Out Of The Brooder

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    very cute
     
  4. slim1986

    slim1986 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May I suggest trying to free range your guineas in the spring? Guineas HAVE to imprint on their homes. It takes several weeks to a couple months of them being in the same place for them to realize that's home, my parents through 2-3 flocks of guineas before they found that out! Lol! The neighbors were happy tho! [​IMG] and guineas, once turned out to free range, will also have a day to day pattern which they are dang near religious about following! So if u turn them out again to roam, keep an eye on them, if u notice them starting to stray to far from where u won't them, go out and harass the crap out of them until they change their routine to something more suitable to what u want! Anyway back on topic! That is a cute coop! [​IMG] I'm hoping to fix my bantam coop to look something like that!
     

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