Newbie Mike builds his first chicken coop/run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Mikechickenguy, Dec 7, 2014.

  1. Mikechickenguy

    Mikechickenguy Out Of The Brooder

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    First time keeping chickens, I have three buff orps in a coop in the garage that are going to be sent out to the run when complete.





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    Last edited: Dec 11, 2014
  2. Mikechickenguy

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    Here's the space I had available for the run
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    Just got the foundation done today
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  3. Mikechickenguy

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    framing up
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  4. dogfish7

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    Nice set up Mike![​IMG]
     
  5. Mikechickenguy

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    Thanks I will have more pictures up soon. Thinking about moving them outside this week but not sure if the colorado weather will be too much for them.
     
  6. dogfish7

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    No problem there, just run a leg out from your heat pump unit.[​IMG]
     
  7. riccischickies

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    Looks perfect for a small flock!
     
  8. Mahlzeit

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    Looking good so far :)
     
  9. Mikechickenguy

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    Used plastic crates for the frame of the nesting boxes
     
  10. Mikechickenguy

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    Built an enclosure for my IP web cam

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