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Our newly finished pallet coop!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by David Co11ins, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. David Co11ins

    David Co11ins New Egg

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    I posted these pictures under another forum topic a while back and figured I would share them here. We put a little over $100 in the finished product since I could not find some small lumber and hardware for free. But overall we have saved a lot of money by going this route. We leave the door to the run open so the hens and rooster get to roam free all day. We do occasionally keep them locked in the run but not very ofter right now. It measures 8'x10' with a 10'x25' run. The netting over the top came from Lowes and was about $7 for a 14'x14' section. Other than that its a pretty simple coop design. My wife and I are by no means carpenters so this was a challenging, yet fun and rewarding, project!
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  2. uphilljill

    uphilljill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love it! Great job!
     
  3. Scott H

    Scott H Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like you did a nice job!
     
  4. TheWeaver

    TheWeaver Out Of The Brooder

    Hey ya gotta work with whatcha got! Must beg my work for old broken pallets they aren't using, this is very inspiring :)
     
  5. Thespoiledchicken

    Thespoiledchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW- That is way cool! I LOVE it!

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  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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    Impressive! I wish I had that kind of talent. Alas, I'm a hazard with a hammer.
     
  7. AmericaunaMama

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    Beautiful!!! [​IMG] I love the rustic modern look. How many chickens does it hold? (or do you have?)
     
  8. SydneyLorpa

    SydneyLorpa Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for sharing. Great job and a really good idea for folks on a budget.
     
  9. JesseK

    JesseK Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wonderful! Thank you for the step by step pictures.
     
  10. CaraDD

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    That is so cool! I love the shakes! How many pallets total did you use?
     

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