ok I think pics added

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by piecemaker, May 28, 2008.

  1. piecemaker

    piecemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Centerville Texas
    I have it figured out finally. And it only took a year [​IMG] I have a few hens. I had the nest boxes about 4 feet off the ground with a very angled roof. Th girls would still roosted on it. Sometimes you would here this noise and it was one of them sliding off. The few eggs I found were always on the ground so I took the nesting boxes off the stand. Then I got a piece of wavy green plastic and screwed it to the stand below the side supports. Then I put the boxes under that on the ground. And guess what I got 2 eggs in two different boxes today. The wavy stuff works great I just sweep it off into a bucket each day and the coop is good to go. Now I just need to paint it
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    front view
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    i did have to move the nest buckets Some of the girls thought it was cute to sit backwards so their poop went on the ground in front of the buckets Those silly girls just moved thebuckets over to the end of the roost
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2008
  2. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    Your photos don't show up, you need to edit the link for us to see!

    I assume the wavy plastic is that corrugated stuff used in pole barns, etc for translucentcy?
     
  3. FloridaChickenChick

    FloridaChickenChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes you would here this noise and it was one of them sliding off.

    OMG. Thank you for starting my day with a laugh.​
     
  4. piecemaker

    piecemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Centerville Texas
    Quote:OMG. Thank you for starting my day with a laugh.

    Glad I could help
     
  5. pvc coop

    pvc coop Out Of The Brooder

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    Apr 12, 2008
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    I'm confused.
    Does the green thing catch eggs, or chicken droppings.
     
  6. piecemaker

    piecemaker Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 12, 2008
    Centerville Texas
    Quote:poop
     
  7. pvc coop

    pvc coop Out Of The Brooder

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    Very efficient. Easy to clean up after them. I like it.
    Good job on picture posting.
     

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