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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by redhotchick, Apr 14, 2012.

  1. redhotchick

    redhotchick Chirping

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    This is my new open air design avairy. It is made from 14 gage steel tubbing.The top will be screened in 14 gage welded wire with 1"x2" holes. The door is 1" tubbing to save on weight.It is 7 tall by 7 wide by 12 long. It will be tirmmed around the roof.I also plan on a covering to block wind in the winter. With these mounted on bricks or a slab,the will be real safe. I will have them for sale too.
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  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Songster

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    Nice! [​IMG]
     
  3. Jubilee1111

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    The perfect Texas coop! Please post pics when you get the wire on.
     
  4. NatalieWitt

    NatalieWitt Hatching

    is this coop finish? your chicken will fly...
     
  5. Smoosh

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    looks great!
     
  6. redhotchick

    redhotchick Chirping

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    Sorry for the delay on the updates. I have been super busy. This is one of my coops. I keep 4 birds in it. Its 7x9x7 tall.
     
  7. redhotchick

    redhotchick Chirping

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    Here is an octagon cage I decided to build. I just finished a iron fence and had a bunch of short pieces. It came to me and poof, a cage! I'm gonna do the roof in wooden shingles and its getting 14 gauge screen. This one is going in my flower garden.
     

  8. NatalieWitt

    NatalieWitt Hatching

    nicely done redhotchick.. your aviary looks perfect...

    what kind of birds do you have in there?
     
  9. redhotchick

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    I have Shamos, Thais and Asils. They are not cheap and I'm tired of loosing them to coyotes. Now they stay inside unless we are out with them. I have more in the works right now just like this aviary.
     
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2013
  10. Ryan H

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    What did you end up doing for the winter?
     

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