Our New Coop (pic.)

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Ardmairchix, Apr 8, 2009.

  1. Ardmairchix

    Ardmairchix Out Of The Brooder

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    Not tin roofed or finished out inside yet, but you get the idea. Only 6' X 8' .............if I'd known we were going to be so successful at raising the chicks I'd have made it bigger [​IMG] sure hope some of our neighbours need a few extra Black Australorps!
    The front windows are just fine mesh backed up with 2" X 4" welded wire for strength, the side windows are store bought aluminium and there's a vent at the top of the rear wall - enough ventilation? & do you think the pop-hole ramps need something on them for more grip?

    Thanks for looking,
    Mike & Susie
     
  2. Nivrocco

    Nivrocco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really like it...we did the same thing, started a 8' X 6'..now it doesn't seem big enough. My flock has grown and we haven't even finished the first coop. I've already started planning where to build an additional one..[​IMG]
     
  3. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. NancyP

    NancyP Chillin' With My Peeps

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    very nice
     
  5. GaDawg

    GaDawg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks good, love the color! [​IMG]
     
  6. RHewitt

    RHewitt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Great work. I would add the slats for traction on the pop-hole ramps, better to be safe. Dont want to sprain a leg or damage a foot.

    Nice job...building coops reminds me of when I was kid building a fort or treehouse. Most of the fun was building it and adding on later. Always room for improvements.
     
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  7. space40023

    space40023 Out Of The Brooder

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    Here's a few pic's of my 8x8 coop. My chicks moved in monday at 4 wks of age. I was worried about our temps here so I put in a small heater along with the lamp.They appear to be comfy.Btw tthere are 21 total chicks in my coop,is this enough room ? Where did my pic's go ?
     
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  8. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Very nice coop
     
  9. chickenbuddy

    chickenbuddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. KyleD.

    KyleD. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] very nice!
     

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