Our new coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Nugget, Sep 2, 2007.

  1. Nugget

    Nugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We built this over the summer. It has only one hen in it so far, but more are coming soon! I got a real kick out of people's coop names... we don't have a name yet. Thanks to Cezanne's Coop for inspiration [​IMG]

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  2. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    N. Louisiana
    Oh, it's just beautiful! Maybe sometime you could post picks of the inside, too. I'm always looking for ideas. Thanks for sharing!
     
  3. Rafter 7 Paint Horses

    Rafter 7 Paint Horses Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 13, 2007
    East Texas
    That is TOO cute!!!

    I love the sway in the roof line.

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  4. greginshasta

    greginshasta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I cannot even begin to imagine how he made that roof trick happen. That's about the coolest thing I have seen here so far.

    Congrats.
     
  5. Nugget

    Nugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here are a couple of inside shots. It's wired and insulated (in canada, cold winters). The trash can holds the feed
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    In the following one you can see the slide door. The wire leads outdoors so you can open their access to the run without entering the coop or the run
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  6. Nugget

    Nugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My father in law figured out the roof! It took some time but fortunately for me and my husband, he's very good at what he does [​IMG]
    The little chicken looks so lonely in there! [​IMG]
     
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  7. Chelly

    Chelly Cooped Up

    May 11, 2007
    That is a really cute coop! I love the roof!

    So when do the new girls arrive?
     
  8. Nugget

    Nugget Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks! I was hoping they'd be coming tomorrow... but I guess you can't rush those things [​IMG]
    The fellow who breeds them will call when they are ready.

    Waiting patiently... [​IMG]
     
  9. barg

    barg Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 27, 2007
    Very Nice.
    love the roof and the door! [​IMG]
     
  10. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2007
    Massachusetts
    That coop is ADORABLE!!!!!!!! My neighbor built a playhouse for his grandsons and he did that with the roof too, I was so amazed I asked him how he did it and now I can't remember.

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