Our Chicken Coop and Run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by downeastthunderfarm, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. downeastthunderfarm

    downeastthunderfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    We've recently finished our hen house and run. It's a fairly low budget effort (we used a lot of materials we had left over from other projects) that turned out kind of cute, I think. The Girls and The Colonel seem to like it.

    The coop is 4' x 8' and the run is 8' x 12'. We have a dozen hens and one rooster in residence.

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    If you have any interest in seeing it going together you can look here .
     
  2. LittleDarlings

    LittleDarlings Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it looks GREAT!! I'm all about using recycled products! [​IMG] (BTW~The "Colonel's" name) [​IMG]
     
  3. animalpro24

    animalpro24 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice![​IMG]:thumbsup
     
  4. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice..good job using your Leftover items! [​IMG]
     
  5. WitksChicks

    WitksChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great coop. It's amazing what we can creatively made from left-overs. I'm sure your chicks will be very happy. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2011
  6. downeastthunderfarm

    downeastthunderfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    "The Colonel" is not named for Kentucky fried, but in honor of my father - a retired Army colonel who thinks that I am absolutely nuts becoming a "chicken farmer!"
     
  7. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is a nice coop indeed, your chickens are very lucky.
     
  8. Patricia Jane

    Patricia Jane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love the coop. An accomplishment especially when using recycled materials. BTW. I really like your blog. [​IMG] Have fun and enjoy
     
  9. downeastthunderfarm

    downeastthunderfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Patricia Jane!
     

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