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New Coop From HandcraftedCoops.com

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by gfletch, Sep 14, 2011.

  1. gfletch

    gfletch Out Of The Brooder

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    The new coop kit I ordered was delivered today! Very happy with it. Though it's a bit smaller than I envisioned, it's definitely well constructed, good quality and went together easy.
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    Ready for load-in!
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    My four Japanese Bantams seem pretty happy in their new digs, though they are clueless about using the ladder to get in out of the coop/roosting area. It'll be a challenge getting them in there tonight!
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    George
     
  2. ryan820

    ryan820 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great! Glad you're happy with it. This coop was the inspiration to my own coop that I ended up making myself. But instead of an a frame, I beefed it up a bit and mad the run a rectangular box with the upstairs a gabled roof...it looks like a mini version of my house! I know...totally lame to make a mini version of my house but it worked out well. I love this design and I think you'll like it too.
     
  3. mtnhens4

    mtnhens4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful coop!!! and just the right size for your girls.[​IMG]
     
  4. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Frankly, I think it's inspired. At our place, we have no blind corners in our rural lot to put the coops, so they all have to be lawn art too. I hear you. We have three, all over constructed so the neighbors don't mind. Congrats on your creativity. Did you see that one large coop on the coop page which looked like a glassed-in gazebot? Oh, that was VERY cool! Would love to have an aviary like that here, smile.
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  5. peepblessed

    peepblessed Chillin' With My Peeps

    I think it's adorable! Try sprinkling scratch on the ramp. [​IMG]
     
  6. Nanook

    Nanook Out Of The Brooder

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    Very Pretty:D
     
  7. gfletch

    gfletch Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Good idea! I'll put some on there tonight and see how it goes ...

    Quote:Thanks, Ryan. And your idea is not lame at all! Sounds awesome. It's funny, I was talking to my buddy at work about this coop, and he had the same idea, "You know, you could blow out a dormer on the second story, then add more yard underneath it ..."

    My only other issue is keeping the dog away from them! She wants nothing more than to get in there:

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