New to chickens and coops

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by sunshinedaisy, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. sunshinedaisy

    sunshinedaisy Out Of The Brooder

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    So my hubby and I decided to get some chickens.So we have started to work our coop which will be named "The Cluckin Inn" only cuz i heard him swearing a time or two building it..lol..[​IMG] over all size is 9x4 because of the pallet he got from work the was free...6ft tall in the front and 5 in the back will have a door on both sides for cleaning 2 windows in the front and small ones in the back Here are some pic of the making so far. The best thing so far the cost for this $0 all lumber so far was giving to use free..

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  2. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great looking coop! Way to recycle those pallets!
     
  3. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana! And your coop is looking wonderful!! [​IMG]
     
  5. Chucken

    Chucken Out Of The Brooder

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    what is the name of the roof panels you are using?
     
  6. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looking good [​IMG]

    Don't get too tight a building, chickens need lots of ventilation and you appear to be in a very warm area.
     
  7. sunshinedaisy

    sunshinedaisy Out Of The Brooder

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    the roof is a green metal roofing that has been laying in the back yard waiting for something to be done with it:D.. I have to keep reminding the hubby he is only building a chicken coop not a house....
     
  8. CarolynF

    CarolynF Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! [​IMG] What a great start, and how wonderful to get so much free stuff! I've learned so much here at BYC, a lot of it after I needed it instead of before. [​IMG] So congrats on doing your research ahead of time!
     
  9. sunshinedaisy

    sunshinedaisy Out Of The Brooder

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    so here are some more pic.. painting the inside tomarrow... still need to get the roost in.. then start on the run:weee:weee
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