My witchita Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by bkamm, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. bkamm

    bkamm Out Of The Brooder

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    So after hours and hours of reading, I finally talked my husband into building me a coop. [​IMG]
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  2. bkamm

    bkamm Out Of The Brooder

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    My coop is 5x12 total. We used hardware cloth. It's HEAVY!

    I am looking for suggestions on the roost bar. I was considering an L shape starting above the next boxes?
     
  3. lynnehd

    lynnehd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great! Sure, an 'L' shaped roost would be fine. It's nice to have a 'poop board' under the roosts, since they poop a LOT at night, and that makes it easy to clean up.
    But you shouldn't have too much trouble either way- what do you intend to use on the floor of your coop?
     
  4. bkamm

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    Well, after reading here I was thinking a poop board with pdz and pine shaving on the rest of the floor. Would that be correct?
     
    Last edited: Feb 8, 2016
  5. lynnehd

    lynnehd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, that would work well! [​IMG]
     

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