My Tractor (Pict heavy)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by roosterjerry, May 5, 2009.

  1. roosterjerry

    roosterjerry Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2009
    After working almost non stop all week it is done. There are some things I would change if I ever have to do it again but all in all I think it turned out pretty good. First of all it the cost was more than I had hoped but still less than buying a complete one. I haven't figured it out yet but a rough guess I'd say about 125.00. Second it took more time than I expected I worked for about 6 to 8 hours a day for 6 or 7 days. Let me say that I am not a carpenter or I'm sure it would not have taken so long. I made a few mistakes early on so almost every piece had to be fitted and refitted. A few times I just wanted to set fire to it and grill the Bantys over it. Here it is.
    The roof opens for easy access as does the top of the laying boxes the bottom of the coop pulls out for cleaning:)
  2. BellLisamo

    BellLisamo Diagnosed w/ Muscovitis

    Feb 7, 2009
    Tombstone, AZ
    OH YOU WON MY HEART!!!!!!!!!!! Blue is my favorite color... tomorrow... i will paint the town blue... Errr my coops. Thanks! [​IMG] You did great! And when i red the post i expected like a backhoe or something ahahahaa yikes..... ive only had one beer...

    I LOVE how the floor slides out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Last edited: May 5, 2009
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    [​IMG] Looks great! I am impressed!
  4. lunkerchicken

    lunkerchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nice job - How many chickens in there, 6?
  5. OSUman


    Apr 17, 2009
    Central Illinois
    do you have a materials list by chance [​IMG]
  6. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Great Job! Wish mine was STARTED!
  7. Peeplperson

    Peeplperson Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2009
    Great work! Looks like your chicks will be very happy.
  8. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    Looks great! I love the way you built a pull out tray.
  9. roosterjerry

    roosterjerry Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2009
    When I get a chance later I will post a list of the stuff I used and cost. Yep 6 chicks .
  10. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    Very well done.

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