Our new recycled coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mike+4, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. mike+4

    mike+4 In the Brooder

    14
    0
    22
    Jan 16, 2011
    Lakeland
    Heres some pics of our new coop. We only bought 10 2x4 and the rest was left over from odd jobs . [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    10,979
    1,014
    406
    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    Great job!! [​IMG]
     
  3. CopperCT

    CopperCT Chirping

    162
    0
    89
    Jan 12, 2011
    Wow! That's really nice...Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  4. F50myster

    F50myster Songster

    366
    0
    117
    Dec 21, 2010
    Central Coast
    amazing!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

    15,966
    63
    356
    Jan 26, 2010
    Texas, Panhandle
    Very Cute Coop! [​IMG]
     
  6. BlakesFarm

    BlakesFarm Songster

    409
    5
    111
    Jan 6, 2011
    Upstate SC
    5 star coop![​IMG]
     
  7. wolfandfinch

    wolfandfinch Songster

    466
    4
    113
    Jan 5, 2011
    Vancouver BC
    that's an AWESOME coop! I love it!
     
  8. JSR-Ranch

    JSR-Ranch Hatching

    5
    0
    7
    Jan 8, 2011
    Mike+4,

    I really like your coop and run design. Hope you don't mind, but I have a few questions.

    1. What are the dimensions of the coop and run?
    2. How many chickens do you have in the coop/run?
    3. Is the wood at the bottom of the run burried, if so, how deep?
    4. Did you treat the wood at all before you burried it?
    5. Are those pallets lined with chain link that make up the upper 2/3 of the run?

    Again, very nice set-up.

    Thanks for any info you can provide.

    Jason
     
  9. annaraven

    annaraven Born this way

    Apr 15, 2010
    SillyCon Valley
    Great job!
     
  10. mike+4

    mike+4 In the Brooder

    14
    0
    22
    Jan 16, 2011
    Lakeland
    Thanks everyone. Jsr-the coop is 25 x14. I think we have 21 chickens in it right now. All the 4x4s are 2 ft deep and they are all old fence post, the back of the coop and side have reused fence boards on them(1x6x16) which they are pt. I got most the fence parts from around the house. Most the lumber came from odd jobs and the french doors came from a job i did for a friend. I got aload of good clean metal (galvalume) so i cut them and they are buried 2ft in the ground. This is far from being done, but theres alot of little stuff to be done. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by