New coop, finished. Completed pictures page 2

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by LinckHillPoultry, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Okay, we are currently working on a new coop. The men have been working hard the past 2 days. We started yesterday and have gotten very far. The coop is 28 ft long by 8 ft wide and probably 10 ft high at the peak of the roof. The far end is about a couple ft off the ground... probably 2 ft. The farther end is the chicken end. When done, there will be a ramp going down to the ground and it will be fenced in. The closer end is for the geese and ducks. We are going to put lattice around the bottom so nobody can sneak under the coop.

    Here are the pictures so far... I will add more as it progresses:



    Here is a picture of where the chicken pen/fence will be located at:

    Here is our buddy (ranger) that we use to help haul wood.

    And here are just some other pictures that I took today and a couple from the other day:

    The goats. The mom is the furthest one back:

    The two broody bantam ducks:

    My mandarin pair:

    Enjoying their new pool they recieved today:

    The new rooster pen I built Wednesday. All except the gray cochin are going to sale. So this is basically the "sale" pen:

    Some of the chickens enjoying a refreshing sip of water:

    And I was wondering if you guys would be able to tell what this Ameracauna (EE)'s color will be when it grows up? :

    Hope you guys enjoyed! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 11, 2008
  2. HorseFeathers

    HorseFeathers Frazzled

    Apr 2, 2008
    Southern Maine
    You have some really beautiful poultry. A good(ish) way to tell color is what the wings look like
  3. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Catawba County, NC
    Wow, that's going to be a chicken palace when it's all done! You must be so excited. And your birds are beautiful as well. What breeds are the roosters in the "sale" pen?
  4. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Quote:2 are RIR's, they haven't fully molted, so when they do they will lose all those white/cream feathers. The barred one is part barred rock and his other half is unknown. And the other one is some type of cochin.
  5. Bird Hearder

    Bird Hearder Songster

    Apr 10, 2008
    Salisbury, Md.
    Thats Sweet!! No doubt
  6. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    Nice coop so far. Cannot wait to see more pics. Love the duckie pool, they look so happy!
  7. Stumpy

    Stumpy Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Can you say Taj Mahal? It looks great and I love the ducks! Thanks for sharing all the photos.
  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    Mar 25, 2008
    Holy cow! What a BIG coop! Looks great and those are some lucky ducks and chickens! [​IMG]
  9. LinckHillPoultry

    LinckHillPoultry Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    Anyone have any suggestions on the nesting boxes and roosts?

    Can I see some of your nice wooden nesting boxes you've built?
  10. Brian

    Brian Songster

    Sep 30, 2007
    Jacksonville, ORegon
    Oh my...I think this is going to be a good one folks!

    What's with the tentative looking foundation blocks though? This is the second new coop I've seen lately this week with stacked blocks on the corners of the foundation. Will they be replaced with something else? I must be missing something.

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