Our coop is finally complete!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Unclebean, Jun 27, 2010.

  1. Unclebean

    Unclebean Rest in Peace 1977-2013

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    We started out building this coop with drawings I made. The coop went up fast and the chickens moved in to enjoy their new home! Although the structure was done weeks ago we slowly took time to finish some of the other components. On Friday I came home from work to find my wife had stained/sealed the chicken coop (she is so wonderful)! So with the help of my dad, wife and kids we are happy with our coop (and so are the chickens). We are still undecided if we want to build a run. We have plenty of land for the chickens to run but I don’t know what to do in the winter. Here are a few pictures we hope you enjoy them!

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  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucky birds,

    That is a palace [​IMG]
     
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  3. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Sweet!
     
  4. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice job! Can ya come over and play with my DH? He is working on ours right now!
     
  5. emys

    emys Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice Job! If you can swing it, a covered run is divine in the winter!
     
  6. surfchicken72

    surfchicken72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks great..... about 1/2 way done with mine ( i should be working on it instead of on the computer)

    do you have any ventilation for the winter months when those windows are closed up?
    (looking for more ideas, not criticizing.)
     
  7. lizzy06019

    lizzy06019 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice chicken palace!!! [​IMG] Lucky chickies you have there
     
  8. Unclebean

    Unclebean Rest in Peace 1977-2013

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    Thank you all! Yes all the overhangs on the roof are screened for ventilation. I'm hoping this will be enough ventilation when the windows are closed.
     
  9. kungfukitty

    kungfukitty Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks great- fab hanging baskets and windows. Love it!
     
  10. Long Last Farm

    Long Last Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very very cute![​IMG]
     

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