Pictures of my coop. My girls moved into it a 2 weeks ago!

HudsonValleyGirl

In the Brooder
9 Years
Jun 9, 2010
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The coop is a total of 8 feet long. (From Hen house to the end of the run) The henhouse is big enough for my 6 girls. The run was a little small for my taste, so my husband and dad made a yard for my girls. The yard is covered with bird netting to keep hawks and owls away.



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gabby3535

Songster
11 Years
Oct 11, 2008
283
6
141
Hardwick, NW New Jersey
WOW! Beautiful set-up!!!
(I would turn the roosting board 'wide-side-up' though..........chickens don't 'hold onto' a roosting board like a sparrow holds onto a branch, but
like to have their feet 'flat' on the board....so they can hunker down their bodies over their feet, to keep them warm in winter!)
Other than that......................LUCKY CHICKENS!!!!
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StaatsFarms

Songster
10 Years
Jun 30, 2009
129
1
109
Nebraska
nice coop!!! one suggestion that i learned, put the roost higher that the nest boxes if possible. otherwise they will be roosting in or on top of the nest boxes
 

HudsonValleyGirl

In the Brooder
9 Years
Jun 9, 2010
98
0
39
Yea they have been roosting on top of the nesting boxes, but that really doesn't bother me. Whatever makes them happy, makes me happy.
 

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