Pictures of our new coop used pallets before and after

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by fried green eggs, May 20, 2012.

  1. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Songster

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    Well our Little Red Shed isn't little or red any more. Not done yet but heres a look
    This is the South end of the 8' x 14' shed we started with. The bottom was rotted so, we lifted it [​IMG]and cut out all the bad wood, put in a new floor, raised it and moved it 40' to make room for runs.
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    This is from the front side before. Here is what it looks like now[​IMG]
    We cut into the roof and added a 6' x 14' wing on each side. We wanted the additions to be walk-ins so, we changed the roof pitch. The walls and floors of the each side addition is pallets. The windows and door came from Reuse Center the new door is a screen door insert we framed with 2x4s. We have vents under both over hangs. The inside is almost done. I will post pictures later of re-purposed items for nesting boxes. We still have [​IMG]
    pop doors and runs to put in and lots of clean up but now it matches our 2 other coops. [​IMG]
     
  2. Kikiriki

    Kikiriki Songster

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    Is that for chickens or are you taking in renters? Do you have an MLS listing yet? :lol:

    Beautiful!
     
  3. WalkingWolf1

    WalkingWolf1 Songster

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    Very nice. It's really inspiring to see what folks can do with recycled material and a good imagination.
     
  4. pennyjjog

    pennyjjog Chirping

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    Really nice..Amazing how you can re-purpose..
     
  5. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Songster

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    Thanks. One of my clients came in today and wants me to build her a house. [​IMG] Can't wait to show ya what I repurposed for nesting boxes. I already know my chickens approve of the new nesting boxes because they have already used them - when out free ranging and new coop wasn't enclosed yet - Only problem was we didn't know why there was so few eggs in their normal coops boxes. We found the missing eggs a few days later. I'll try to post pics tomorrow.
     
  6. The transition is amazing...what a cool idea and the change is just...WOW! [​IMG]
     
  7. simplifylife

    simplifylife In the Brooder

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    Love it! Great job repurposing materials! We're doing the same with our new shed/coop combo.. almost everything is free! love it!
     
  8. peckaboo

    peckaboo In the Brooder

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    Wow great job!
     
  9. AMA Chick

    AMA Chick Chirping

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    It's really beautiful!
     
  10. Izzymoon

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    that's a really nice coop :)
     

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