1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login, otherwise join BYC here!

OK,i'm tired of short pens.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chicken Coach, Sep 8, 2011.

  1. Chicken Coach

    Chicken Coach Chillin' With My Peeps

    371
    4
    111
    Dec 27, 2009
    I had some old pens that I've had forever and i'm making one big coop.I'm using new and used material and a lot of paint!
     
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2012
  2. Sonic Pug

    Sonic Pug Chillin' With My Peeps

    Cool. Be sure to show a pic when your finished. It looks like it will be really neat.
     
  3. discoveregg

    discoveregg Chillin' With My Peeps

    517
    2
    123
    Apr 15, 2011
    Northern Idaho
    [​IMG] Looking forward to seeing the new coop! What kinds of used material are you recycling?
     
  4. Chicken Coach

    Chicken Coach Chillin' With My Peeps

    371
    4
    111
    Dec 27, 2009
    I had a huge pile of used sheet metal that i bought a couple of years ago and i got two 16 foot trailer loads of used 2x6s free from two decks that people where redoing.
     
    Last edited: Sep 8, 2011
  5. Chicken Coach

    Chicken Coach Chillin' With My Peeps

    371
    4
    111
    Dec 27, 2009
    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2012
  6. StupidBird

    StupidBird Chillin' With My Peeps

    2,066
    13
    191
    Apr 8, 2009
    GA
    Sorry to mention this, but I think even with the expansion shown on your photos, that coop will still be too short for that bird
     
  7. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  8. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Quote:[​IMG]
     
  9. Ksane

    Ksane Overrun With Chickens

    4,149
    224
    258
    Jun 21, 2011
    Oklahoma
    Quote:roflmao!! [​IMG]
    I love him!
     
  10. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Yeah - daily management of short pens can get old quickly!! Good luck with your new build [​IMG] And don't let your helper see any of your shiny tools...hehee. [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by