New Hoop Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by TammyTX, Sep 9, 2013.

  1. TammyTX

    TammyTX Overrun With Chickens

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    I lost this the first time, so here I go again...

    Tonight was move-in for our 18 month old chicks. We still have some tweaks, but the coop is functional. It is 4x10.

    Does anyone have problems with FIREANTS getting into their hoop coops?? We don't have the feed hung up yet, and I took it out for overnight, but fireants worry me. I've seen them eat things alive and it ain't pretty! We put thin treated plywood against the hardware cloth bottom of the coop portion and then cedar shavings on top of that to keep the ground as dry as possible.

    Here is the new coop:

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    Last edited: Sep 9, 2013
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