New Run is Finally Done!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PorkChop, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. PorkChop

    PorkChop In the Brooder

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    Finally after several weekends of digging holes, cementing posts, cutting boards, hammering nails and fingers the new coop and run are complete. Not sure if the chickens appreciate all of the features as much as we do... here's a few pictures just to share.

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  2. harewizard

    harewizard Songster

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    Porkchop, That is awesome! [​IMG]


    What kind and how many will be living in there? Are those outdoor roosts ? how high are they? <giving me ideas> [​IMG]

    Love , Love, Love, the sand. You will too and the chicks will Thank You for it! [​IMG]

    Thanks for sharing! [​IMG]
    Lisa
     
  3. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Songster

    Jul 30, 2010
    NE Indiana
    Lovely coop and run! Chick pics.? [​IMG]
     
  4. PorkChop

    PorkChop In the Brooder

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    Quote:We have 3 Hamburgs right now but next spring will be getting 4 or 5 Buffed Orpingtons, at least that's todays plan. [​IMG]

    Those roosts you see in the pictures are actually inside of the run, although that's a good idea I'll have to take a look at that. I made the run about 8 feet tall and the roosts are about 2 feet apart. They are arranged like a ladder with the bottom rung spaced out farthest from the fence and the top rung closest to the fence so the chickens can jump from one to the other. We do have two roosts outside of the run since we let our chickens free range some. Couple of good sized branches nailed between a couple of trees about 4 feet off the ground, they always are using those, and they cost nothing.
     
  5. txliss

    txliss In the Brooder

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    I'm jealous. I want to expand our coop/run next spring. Think I'll show hubby your pics![​IMG]
     
  6. bigstack

    bigstack Songster

    Jan 4, 2010
    Texarkana, TX
    WOW!!! Very nice! [​IMG]

    God Bless!
     

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