Paw hut extra large coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Beth2017, Mar 8, 2014.

  1. Beth2017

    Beth2017 Out Of The Brooder

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  2. jenniemig

    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have looked at the pawhut coops in person and they seemed kinda flimsy. For that amount you may be able to find a custom built coop locally, check craigslist. Or, if you're handy you could build something really nice with your budget.
     
  3. Beth2017

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    Thanks, The local Amish want $1000 for a similar size. I'm sure it is really well made but I'm a complete newbie. Do you think it would be a waste of money?

    Beth
     
  4. jenniemig

    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may get a year or two out of it. It doesnt have roofing material, its like astroturf. You have a good budget, I'd shop around and see if you could find something better made.
     
  5. Going Quackers

    Going Quackers Overrun With Chickens

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    How wet/cold are you? i have one cheapie coop.. holds some extra roos.. it's a complete piece of nonsense lol i am buried in several feet of snow but as soon as i can it's being downgraded to brooder coop.. they simply do not stand up and never house the amount of birds they claim @ over 600$ i'd go buy a garden shed kit and make a coop with it, easy.. really and you don't even have to use the whole interior.
     
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  6. jenniemig

    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very good idea, and it will last for years.
     
  7. Beth2017

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    OK, I'm off to the Amish tomorrow to look at a quality coop. Thanks for the advice!

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  8. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    You can always go on EBAY and find chicken coop plans. They are fairly easy to build. Mine cost maybe 350$ to build
     
  9. Beth2017

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    I'm sure that would be the best, but just don't have the time to build my own. I do appreciate the reply.

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  10. jenniemig

    jenniemig Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I understand the lack of time. It is taking me forever to get mine built. Post pics from your shopping trip, the Amish are such great craftsmen.
     

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