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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mom3lovebugs, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. mom3lovebugs

    mom3lovebugs Hatching

    Apr 2, 2016
    Hi everyone! :)

    I'm so excited! EEEEEEEK!

    My Dad and Mom are hauling back a chicken coop for my family and I in a week or so. It says it can fit up to 15 chickens but we're only getting 7 hens and a rooster so I think it'll work perfectly. My husband just has to build a run which I'm hoping will be at least 15x20.

    Here's a couple pics... it's from peavey mart.



    We aren't getting the chicken until May sometime, I'm also debating getting 3-4 chicks (as well as the mature birds) so my kids can watch them grow. Found some easy rubbermaid brooder ideas thanks to this site.

    I'm sure I'll be posting a lot as this is our first foray into having back yard chickens.

    Any advice is welcomed and appreciated!


  2. csaylorchickens

    csaylorchickens Songster

    Mar 8, 2015
    My Coop
    Looks nice

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