new coop (under construction)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by reggiejr, Aug 30, 2009.

  1. reggiejr

    reggiejr Out Of The Brooder

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    day one level blocks

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    frame floor

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    3/4'' plywood installed on floor

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  2. reggiejr

    reggiejr Out Of The Brooder

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    day two painted floor

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    starting to build the walls

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    putting walls up

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  3. reggiejr

    reggiejr Out Of The Brooder

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    walls all up day three

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    rafters going up

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    all framed

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  4. reggiejr

    reggiejr Out Of The Brooder

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    ok this is what i did today
    started outside sheathing

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    some trim and more sheathing

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  5. mlm1965

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    Looks good! What are the dimensions?
     
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  6. backdoorchicken

    backdoorchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. reggiejr

    reggiejr Out Of The Brooder

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    this coop is 8'x8' w/7'6" ceiling.my currant coop is 4x8 and getting a little tight for my 11 chickens.8 large breed, 3 bantams.[​IMG]
     
  8. Suburban chick farmer 09

    Suburban chick farmer 09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great start. Love the second pic...with the chickens checking on the progress.
     
  9. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Looks GREAT!! [​IMG] You've gotten a lot done in a short period of time. Keeping adding those pics as you go along. Is your old coop as well built as this one???
     
  10. paulmyers81

    paulmyers81 New Egg

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    Nice photos [​IMG]
     

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