My run under construction

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Hawgon, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Hawgon

    Hawgon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is my run under construction, it is covered on all sides by 1/2" hardware cloth...I am still working on the trim and will finish installing the nipple watering system soon. Let me know of any ideas or comments..www.ustream.tv hawgon
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  2. Back on the Farm

    Back on the Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking good!!! Great run. Your chicks will have a great home.
     
  3. Hawgon

    Hawgon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Back on the farm.....it has been a fun project and I hope they enjoy it....
     
  4. prescott2k

    prescott2k Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks awesome! Great job!
     
  5. StevieNay

    StevieNay Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] Looks like a nice place for chickens to live!
     
  6. allpeepedout

    allpeepedout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fantastic! I would like to do a rain barrel but how do you keep the water cool in summer? Is the barrel insulated or shaded? Thanks.
     
  7. Hawgon

    Hawgon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I an going to foam insulate the pipes on the outside of the run and build a cedar cover to go around the barrel. Other than that, in the summer I will be adding fresh water often so that should help to keep it fresher and cooler..I will update the pics as I build and if you have any more ideas be sure to let me know..Thanks for the input.
     
  8. Absolutely Awesome. Bulletproof brother!
     
  9. Hawgon

    Hawgon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Dukeofhawg, after reading a lot online, I figured to much is better than not enough so I went 1/2" hardware cloth all around it including the top..by theway I was born and raised in North Bend and I sure miss the Oregon coast. Thanks for the feedback....
     
  10. North Bend, that's just down the road. Dang... And you got to be a fisherman! I love it here. Got transplanted from HELL (So. Cal) 7 years ago. You'd have to drag me back kicking and screaming. Show us your coop when your all done. So far I am very Jealous! :)
     

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