New member ,new chicks,new coop.....

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by john schumaker, May 30, 2017.

  1. john schumaker

    john schumaker Just Hatched

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    New to the forum and thought I would post some pics of my coop I'm building along with my 14 chicks I got from Murray McMurray...Built from pallets and scrounged materials.[/ATTACH] IMG_0604.JPG IMG_0602.JPG
     

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  2. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is going to last a century. Great sturdy coop. I am impressed.
    I too am a McMurray fan... great service and selection.
     
  3. lastco

    lastco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @john schumaker Welcome!

    I love, love, LOVE IT! Repurposing for my chicken/duck habit is my second favorite thing (after the actual birds, of course). That coop is wonderful!
     
  4. john schumaker

    john schumaker Just Hatched

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    Thanks guys...I tend to overbuild.
     

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  5. lastco

    lastco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never! I was thinking about all the future problems you're going to avoid with that Fort Knox style house you put together!
     
  6. peterlund

    peterlund Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But you also tend to build once i suspect. Great project. Many will benefit from your photo documentation as well.
     
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    jeria Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I wish I was so creative with found materials. Mine is costing me $$ to make it secure. Looks amazing!
     
  8. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome, @john schumaker so glad you've joined us! What a nice build - what breeds of birds did you get?

    Spoken like my DH and FIL, lol.
     
  9. john schumaker

    john schumaker Just Hatched

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    I got the 15 bird brown egg assortment from McMurray...it looks like some Buff Orpingtons ,two black ones,one white one,and some brown /white ones...the bonus was a Golden Polish that died two days after getting them along with a tan chick that died shortly after receiving them.So now I have 14.
     
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  10. john schumaker

    john schumaker Just Hatched

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    The McMurray 15 chick brown layer assortment.
     

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