Our Pallet Chicken Duplex

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by CountryPantry, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. CountryPantry

    CountryPantry Fat Matt's Poultry Farm

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  2. lauralou

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    Cool!
     
  3. CountryPantry

    CountryPantry Fat Matt's Poultry Farm

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    [​IMG] Thank You. It isn't painted yet, but will be when we are finished completely.

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  4. lauralou

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    HA! I like it just the way it is. Looks rustic.

    Do you think those buckets will hold up?

    I have some old pallets laying around, and was thinking about building a little range shelter/nestbox type of deal from them. It's worth a try. They're free!
     
  5. CountryPantry

    CountryPantry Fat Matt's Poultry Farm

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    I have the buckets under some other coops too and they have been there for almost 2 years now. These are food grade buckets and the sun doesn't seem to hurt them any. I screw the pallets to them when I get it all positioned where I want it.
     
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  7. wyo-helpmeet

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    LOVE the reused materials coops (I have one as well [​IMG] )
     
  8. CountryPantry

    CountryPantry Fat Matt's Poultry Farm

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    Reusing materials instead of throwing them in the landfill just makes more sense. We gather materials all the time. I am planning the next coop for the bantams. I will take more pictures on that one.
     
  9. Heelers&Chickens_OhMy

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    I too am going to attempt to build my coop out of reclaimed materials - I just picked up 5 free pallets today! I will post pictures as I build as well - my chicks are anxious to get out of their dog kennel!

    Thanks for the recycled inspiration [​IMG]
     
  10. I also used pallets and shipping crates to build my coops.

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