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Our First Coop!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by vanderbecks, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. vanderbecks

    vanderbecks Just Hatched

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  2. Intheswamp

    Intheswamp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice looking coop! Have you got pictures of the other sides? I'm curious about the ventilation. Interior pictures? What size is it?...kinda looks 8x8'ish... :)

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  3. Dmontgomery

    Dmontgomery Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Nice sturdy coop. Somebody obviously has construction experience there.
     
  4. vanderbecks

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    I will post more when I get home the app is not letting post with my phone. Thank you for commenting. We are new to chickens so this is our first for everything. Our chickens should be here on the 28th. Kids are excited.

    quote name="Intheswamp" url="/t/1114477/our-first-coop#post_17161677"]Nice looking coop!  Have you got pictures of the other sides?  I'm curious about the ventilation.  Interior pictures?  What size is it?...kinda looks 8x8'ish... :)

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  5. Birdydeb

    Birdydeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nice. Definitely sturdy. I'm wondering about ventilation too. As a newbie myself I have discovered quickly that there is no such thing as too much ventilation for chickens and more is definitely better. Maybe your location means that you don't get so many hot stifling humid days? More rainy days instead? :) Still a very nice coop for first time.
     
  6. zndzant

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    You could easily add ventilation to your coop by removing the 2x4 blocking between the rafters and attaching 1/4" hardware cloth over the openings using a screw with a washer behind it so it won't pull through the opening. That's what I did on mine.
     
  7. Jack McKeon

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    Do any of you guys know of any chicken coops online prebuilt but not assembled?
     
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