My new Hen-House!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ihvpower, Aug 31, 2009.

  1. ihvpower

    ihvpower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,

    This was the left-side of the shed that I took over for my ladies :)

    I still have to figure out how to put in a roost and I am also going to put in sand in the outside run...thoughts or advice here???
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  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

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    looks nice.

    I had to chuckle seeing the little chick in the doorway.
     
  3. ihvpower

    ihvpower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it does look funny [​IMG]
     
  4. chaoschicken

    chaoschicken Cackleberry Crazy

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    Looks very nice. What a cute little chick in the door.

    For roosts, I've seen some pictures where they've used a laddered saw horse kind of thing (can't recall where on the site I saw it) and some have placed branches on their runs. Again, not sure where I saw it on the site or how they did it but it was one of those things that stuck and was handed to hubby with can you do it in our run moment.

    Good luck with the roost.
     
  5. nature nut

    nature nut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sand in the run is great! I have sand in my run and it is very easy to pooper scoop like a huge kitty litter box (I scoop it and deposit the droppings in my compost bins). I did mix in some horse stall product called Stall Fresh or Stall Dry. I can't remember which of those it was named. It is a mixture of DE and bentonite clay which helps dry up the poop and keep smells down.

    Cute babies. Your setup looks very nice too. [​IMG]
     
  6. brennant

    brennant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice! This is what I am looking to do for our shed. I am going to convert one section of the shed for the coop.

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