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

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by HudsonValleyGirl, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. HudsonValleyGirl

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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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  2. mamagardener

    mamagardener Songster

    very nice!
     
  3. gabby3535

    gabby3535 Songster

    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!!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. keetsms

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    Looks great. Congratulations, I am sure your girls will love it.
     
  5. kungfukitty

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    Cute, cute! Well done!
     
  6. StaatsFarms

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    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
     
  7. LauraG

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    Oh that is just lovely!!!! very cozy!!
     
  8. HudsonValleyGirl

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    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.
     
  9. ericstac

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    What color is that stain?
     
  10. HudsonValleyGirl

    HudsonValleyGirl In the Brooder

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    Ceder stain (Water base) nontoxic
     

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