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Only 19*, but we roofed our new coop anyway! Ha!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mmtillman, Jan 24, 2009.

  1. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    I know my husband is excited about our new coop and our soon to be incoming birds , but when he jumped out of bed this morning and said , " Lets roof the coop today !!'' .... I was not exactly ready to face the cold morning ,with that windchill at 15* !! He even fixed me a big breakfast to sweeten the deal!! [​IMG]
    So I pulled out my long johns, coveralls, and work jeans. I found a pair of wool socks and decided to tuck my longjohns into the wool socks for added warmth....Hubby about fell out of his chair laughing at me...said I looked like a rodeo clown !! [​IMG]
    WEll...we stayed warm, by comin in to stand next to the wood stove out in the shop every 20 min or so !!!
    Not only did we get the tarpaper on , ( too cold for shingles ) we also installed the 2 little swing windows in the back of the coop...Got them trimmed out in 1x2 and we used hardware mesh on them for added security , against the $%^&*()^^ varmints that wiped out our last flock !!
    We will shingle whenever we have a warm enough day for the shingles to adhere to roof....we tarped the tarpapered roof till we can finish it . UNless Mike gets up in the morning tomorrow ready to do that job too!!! But if he does I will be right there again...bundled up and ready to get the coop ready to paint and then bring on the girls!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] You are a better woman than I. I never even left the house. Well just to check for eggs.
     
  3. azelgin

    azelgin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We used to do three tab all the time in cold weather and heat them up with a weed burner to get them to stick. As long as they don't shatter from the nails or staples, they go down fine. Have fun Tomorrow![​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2009
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Crazy husband!!!! Well you cant complain there if he is just as excited as you are!
     
  5. Junkmanme

    Junkmanme Chillin' With My Peeps

    YOU are a GREAT GAL to do that sort of FUN!

    Reminds me of my lovely late wife!

    We had a lot of fun doing things together. Sometimes for HER..Sometimes for me...ALWAYS for US BOTH!!!!!

    Good for YOU!

    [​IMG]

    junkmanme
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    My Coop
    I wish I could get my wonderful wife interested in chickens.

    When my juvies arrive from Jean in Washington on Tuesday, I told my wife to put the box in the shade on the back porch and call me. I'll have a little cage for them to go into because I want to isolate for a week or so.
     

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