Nearly done

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Dingo, Jul 30, 2011.

  1. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    My coop is nearly done. It's mostly recycled pallets and some cull wood. I dont think it turned out too bad. It's a bit crooked, but the girls dont seem to care. 2 floors, bottom floor will have the nest box, top floor has the roost. They've checked it out a couple times already, they still need to figure out how to use the ramp though. The ramp has 2 layers of sawdust painted on with about 3 coats of paint to keep it stuck on, it's very rough so they can grip it.
  2. Mattemma

    Mattemma Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    Nice job on the pallet coop.I am hoping to make one too.
  3. savingpurple

    savingpurple Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2011
    NW Ohio
    Very nice....[​IMG]
  4. Jferlisi

    Jferlisi i dont eat chicken!!!!

    Nov 2, 2010
    Menifee CA
    nicely done. GJ
  5. Dingo

    Dingo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks. I forgot to mention the whole ceiling is a vent, it's open on both sides for airflow and can be closed with a board. And the door at the front with the hardware cloth will have a plexiglass cover for winter. Should be plenty of ventilation for the girls.
    If it does get drafty they have the lower level to retreat to as well.
  6. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 25, 2011
    Milner, Georgia
    Fine job. Looks good.
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2011
  7. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    Looks very cute and nice, and it is amaizing how man can use and salvage pallets [​IMG]

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