Pics of two raised-floor setups

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cochin44, Dec 4, 2010.

  1. cochin44

    cochin44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is the first one. Works very well, not crazy about how the roof came out. Built the second floors after it was built
    and was a tight squeeze getting in and out. Dimension is 8'x'4' and about 5 1/2 feet tall.
    Legs are 4 x 4's about 15" tall.

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    Floors are plywood covered with vinyl with pine shavings.
    Two hinged doors about 20" wide. Used 1" welded wire all around.

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    Had to show off the girls!

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    Roosters have to stay on their own especially big ones.

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    Here's the second. Changed the gable roof to slope on sides instead of front/back. Really pleased with outcome.

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    Built second floor with full sheet of plywood ahead of time. Use cage cups for feed and water.
    Really streamlines operation.

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    Both of them

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  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Nice! Really good job on the coops.

    Girls sure are pretty!
     
  3. welsummer4

    welsummer4 Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice work! I wish my climate allowed for open coops like that--I bet your chickens love the fresh air and light.
     

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