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    team guava pastry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just finished putting the coop in the ground today. Had a little problem with the footers measurements, but nothing that a good kick couldn't solve.

    Here's a couple of a pictures from today,
    hope you like them.
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  2. team guava pastry

    team guava pastry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I could have added more,
    it's 4+6 the PVC pipes were cemented in the ground 18inches
    it will give the chickens a good foot clearance underneath the coop to get out of the showers
    The run will be 4ft wide and 12 ft long and 4ft high. I'll take more pics. when working on that.
     
  3. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks nice so far [​IMG]
     
  4. badgerpendous

    badgerpendous Out Of The Brooder

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    Are those bananas? Looks like the chickens will have quite the varied diet! [​IMG]
     
  5. team guava pastry

    team guava pastry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yea it's right in the middle of where the run is going to be. Don't have the heart to chop it down just cause it's in the way...

    Right now got carambolas(starfruit) loquats, mangos and bananas that are in season.

    Plus the veggie garden, too many tomatoes....

    But I love it all. just go out in the yard and pick what i would like to eat.

    CAnt wait to get the chicken, no more buying eggs....I post more pics when it moves along
     
  6. team guava pastry

    team guava pastry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just added the trusses today. I'm sure glad my retired neighbor is helping.
    Here ya go
    Always being watched from above, [​IMG][​IMG]
    will do more on Sat.
     
  7. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have an excellent start, I have found however when I lay a 2x4 flat like you have on the bottom, it will warp. The strength of a 2x4 is on edge. The Coop should hold 8 chickens nicely...glad to see you used plywood and not OSB. Enjoy!
    Happy Hatch'en
     
  8. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Great start... 5? 6? hens?
     
  9. team guava pastry

    team guava pastry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the comments

    the flat 2x4's hopefully will have a purpose. It's all in my head if only i can find them.

    there will be 2 doors in the front and a half door on the side.

    the squirrel has babies in the box and its right above where I'm working.

    I feel bad with all the noise and talking she get no rest.

    Just found out that our chickens are getting shipped around march 4or 5th.
     
  10. australorp

    australorp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks great, your neighbers are going to love you. lol:p I left miami to be able to have as many animals as i wanted. I moved to the sticks and bought 2 and a half acres. New Yorkers moved out here and are ticked I am getting chickens and have ten dogs. You living in Miami you have guts. Good for you! [​IMG]
     

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