Our chicken house is almost done

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chknhouse, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. chknhouse

    chknhouse New Egg

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    I have posted pictures of our first coop.
    I came up with the design by looking through all the coops on here It's 4x6.
    I have to finish the nesting boxes and put on the roof. I plan on using metal roofing recycled from my neighbors barn roof.
    We live in the northeast and have a concern about the winter months. I was thinking about insulating it with the foam insulation and covering thatwith 1/4 plywood so they don't peck at it.
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  2. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    Looks like a great start! Congrats on getting so far along with it.
     
  3. Feike

    Feike Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice......how many chickens will it house?!
     
  4. Mohntr

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    Looks great. More pictures please. I'm building one similar and need ideas.
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    Last edited: Apr 22, 2012
  5. AAJ

    AAJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks outstanding.
     
  6. Tdub4chiks

    Tdub4chiks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great Job! [​IMG]
     
  7. chknhouse

    chknhouse New Egg

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    I found this syle in a catalog for coops that are made by a family by me. I used there design and some I found in the coops forum. It should hold 12-15 chickens.
    Thank youforall the possitive comments
    I have to make the run. Our flock is 2 weeks old today. we have 14 chicks
     
  8. chknhouse

    chknhouse New Egg

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  9. Mohntr

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    I think the chickens are going to love it.
     
  10. chknhouse

    chknhouse New Egg

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