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plastice playhouse

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ingrid42, May 18, 2007.

  1. ingrid42

    ingrid42 Out Of The Brooder

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    My two sons have outgrown a plastic playhouse. Any thoughts on converting it to a hen house? I can plexiglass the windows for weather and safety but has anyone ever tried this? It is big enough to stand up in. I don't have any building skills and I am having a difficult time justifying buying a chicken coop for over $1000.
     
    Last edited: May 18, 2007
  2. allen wranch

    allen wranch Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It can work, but you have to reinforce for predator control and be careful of excessive heat in the summer. It will require a lot of ventilation.
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    I have an oversized dog house--you can get kits for $100 or a used one around at tag sales and convert it....

    BETTER LATE THEN NEVER
     
  4. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    I'm looking for a playhouse right now to convert. Sounds like a grand idea to me.
     

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