Picked up CL coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Knock Kneed Hen, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    Found this cute little and very well build coop on CL. Going to put sliders on the windows, insulate, and add a wood roof. It's going next to the hay barn. Here are my before pictures...
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    Painted it and installed R-13 insulation.
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  2. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    looks good so far! Cute coop! [​IMG] Is it new? It doesn't look like it was used at all...?

    oh- and why are you removing the metal roof? I would leave it on! It will last a lot longer than a wood roof.
     
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  3. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WoW what a great start!! Congrats
     
  4. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    The guy had chickens for a year then had a baby....couldn't find the time to clean the chickens. [​IMG] My gain!

    I don't want condensation from the metal roof, just figured it would be easier to insulate too. I thought about running the roof to the side
    of the hay barn to protect the entrance to the coop too. I'm setting it about five feet from the hay barn so they'll have a little covered area
    in their run.



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  5. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NICE!!! Great find! [​IMG] I've also been looking for something along those lines. [​IMG]
     
  6. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

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    DH and the kids moving the little coop to it's new spot. "Wait guys, let me get the camera!" SNAP!
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  7. Country Parson

    Country Parson Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would also leave the metal on.
     
  8. WhiteMountainsRanch

    WhiteMountainsRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like it. How's the progress? Do you have any pictures of the inside?
     
  9. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I love your CITY : From: Sandy Eggo, CA Very cute tweak on the name [​IMG]
     
  10. RHRanch

    RHRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    It is so funny, I opened this post not realizing who the OP was, and I said to myself, I recognize that place! I've been there! [​IMG] New little house looks great! Raining here, so are not finished with our new coop yet, either. Were just at the painting stage when the rain came in.
     

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