Our New Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ChrisG, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. ChrisG

    ChrisG Out Of The Brooder

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    My attempt at designing and building a chicken coop (with plenty of help from the wife and children):

    In the design phase:

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    When finished:

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    We decided to integrate the rabbit hutch with the run. I built a covering for it as you can see in the photo.
     
  2. pawsplus

    pawsplus Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It looks great! Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  3. discoveregg

    discoveregg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Beautiful job!
     
  4. Unclebean

    Unclebean Rest in Peace 1977-2013

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    Nice work and [​IMG] !
     
  5. blefky

    blefky life in the yard

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    That's lovely! [​IMG]
     
  6. stargirl

    stargirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    it's BEAUTIFUL! [​IMG]
     
  7. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    thats awesome, great idea for the rabbit too!!! getting me thinking!!
     
  8. ChrisG

    ChrisG Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:It got kind of tricky. We still wanted access to the hutch lid from outside the run so we put chicken wire around the bottom of the hutch on the sides and back, but ran the run wire right up to the sides and top. Don't know if that makes any sense but here are a few pictures:


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    I don't know if you can make out the chicken wire in the photo's but there is no chicken wire around the three sides that support the shingled hutch roof.
     
  9. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    That's very nicely built! Looks pretty! [​IMG]
     
  10. krcote

    krcote Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job!
     

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