My Tractor (Pict heavy)

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

  1. roosterjerry

    roosterjerry Out Of The Brooder

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    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.
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    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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  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

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    do you have a materials list by chance [​IMG]
     
  6. Luvducks

    Luvducks Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    Peeplperson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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    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

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    Very well done.
     

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