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New Serama chicken whiskey barrel coop- how do i size a serama coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by edahcsmac, Jul 25, 2014.

  1. edahcsmac

    edahcsmac In the Brooder

    May 31, 2014

    So after a bunch of research and looking at coops online. I decided I was going to turn the old whiskey barrel my uncle gave us last summer, into a summer chicken coop. This is my first time trying to to build a chicken coop, and I need to know how to make it suitiable for serama.
    They are really tiny birds, so do I need to make everything smaller for them? like should the roost be skinnier, and the nest box smaller?
    What do you guys think the most imporant part of a chicken coops except for predator proof, dryness, ventilation and ease of cleaning?
    do you guys see any things that could be a big problem in the future, that I should plan for?

  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Crowing

    Jan 27, 2014
    Central Oregon
    It all depends on how big that barrel is...pics, please!

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