Out with the old in with new coop!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by lynnd17, May 25, 2017.

  1. lynnd17

    lynnd17 Out Of The Brooder

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    I started this chicken journey with a tractor coop. The wood began to split after one week outside........placed outside on Mother's Day. I live in Illinois and we've had a lot of rain.
    Hinged roof came off in my hands.....enough chickens deserve better. New coop coming...can't wait!

    See old coop then new coop pictures!
     

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  2. lynnd17

    lynnd17 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. Patinas

    Patinas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a beautiful new coop!! They're going to love it!
     
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  4. lynnd17

    lynnd17 Out Of The Brooder

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    I let the Mennonite's build my coop.
     
  5. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Nice!
     
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  6. lynnd17

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    I was sooooo worried about winter now I am sure they will be happy and safe!!

    Now our job is constructing the run. I will keep posting that progress too
     
  7. lynnd17

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    We plan on putting Black jack on the floor of the coop.
     
  8. Dmontgomery

    Dmontgomery Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    The new coop looks great. Congratulations!
     
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  9. lynnd17

    lynnd17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  10. lynnd17

    lynnd17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok here is the ground work my husband did for preparing for the new coop.

    4x4's frame re-rods pounded into the ground to keep it from shifting. 1 ton of rock then the coop was placed on top.
    Then I black jacked the floor.
     

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