My little tikes chicken coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lotsachickens, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. lotsachickens

    lotsachickens Out Of The Brooder

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    My grandsons were down for a couple days and we put up this little tikes house(a trash and treasure find). The chickens love it! We put a board from one window to the other and they perch on it. Dylan built some steps so they can go up to the window and in the coop.
    [​IMG]
     
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Now that IS cute!
     
  3. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

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    Cute!
     
  4. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    That is great. I had an idea to do that for my ducks as they do not need roosts...but I never could find a good deal on one to recycle.

    Excellent!
     
  5. 24279102

    24279102 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It'll be pretty cold come winter in Ohio !!
     
  6. irishfirefighter

    irishfirefighter Out Of The Brooder

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    i,m in the process of using my girls old playschool play house as a coop too ... i wonder what playschool would think of the new use lol
     
  7. poconoadoptionfamily

    poconoadoptionfamily Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL! We have one not in use and I've been wondering what to do with it. Thanks for the great idea. [​IMG] Denise

    Just starting out
    Coop to be built this fall
    Chicks in March
    Can't Wait!
     
  8. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's really CUTE but how do you lock them up at night so nothing eats them?
     
  9. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ :

    That's really CUTE but how do you lock them up at night so nothing eats them?

    That was my question, too, as that appears to be plastic netting? *Please* get some 1/2" welded hardware cloth for each of the windows and use washers and screws to attach it. Also, please put on locks that an 8 year-old couldn't open, as a raccoon could, then, too!!

    I don't want you to lose them to a predator!

    Predator concerns
     
  10. augustmomx2

    augustmomx2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love it! That is super-cute and a great idea for dd's plastic playhouse [​IMG]
     

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