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Our Coop and Run are ALMOST DONE! -pics

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by BigdaddySean, Mar 19, 2012.

  1. BigdaddySean

    BigdaddySean Out Of The Brooder

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    I converted an old playhouse that my kids had when they were little. I framed in and used HC to fence in the front porch area, and added an 8x16 run off the back. I got the roof built and roofed this weekend, and got my doors built. I will add those once I finish up.
    Take a look, and let me know what yall think. Still need to build a roost inside.
    Been brooding my chicks in a brooder for the past few weeks, so I hope they enjoy it once its done![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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  2. mikecnorthwest

    mikecnorthwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Coop
    Looks great.... should work just fine.
     
  3. badbowtie

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    Looks great did you use chicken wire on the run or hardware cloth there also hard to really tell looks to be chicken wire. You have to really watch for predators.
     
  4. StevieNay

    StevieNay Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks nicer than lots of houses! I'd like to live there! Good work!
     
  5. bj taylor

    bj taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's lovely. you did a great job
     
  6. Eggsoteric

    Eggsoteric Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks terrible; what an eyesore! I think you should have the whole set up shipped to me right away. [​IMG]
     
  7. BigdaddySean

    BigdaddySean Out Of The Brooder

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    I used 1/2 x 1/2 hardware cloth on everything. No chicken wire whatsoever on this thing. I guess my cell phone camera created an optical illusion.
    I lurked on here for about a month before I started, and decided to do it right the first time. I also buried hardware cloth around the run, a foot deep, and two feet out in all directions.
    My coop has a solid wood floor, and I have covered all the windows in it also. That stuff ain't cheap either...After I bought a couple 25 foot rolls from HD, I decided the 100ft rolls online were a way better deal!
    My first dozen eggs, better all be golden..[​IMG]
     
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  8. hmmcc123

    hmmcc123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love your coop! Great job!
     
  9. coolcanoechic

    coolcanoechic Chillin' With My Peeps

    OMG! All I can say is WOW! [​IMG]
    It's absolutely BEAUTIFUL! I'm soooo jealous! What a fantastic job you did!
     
  10. Chookpensbuild

    Chookpensbuild Out Of The Brooder

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    OMG this is not chicken coop this is a chicken HOUSE,great job.
     

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