Plz show me your coop additions

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by gritsar, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    It's been decided that the best way to handle my flock suddenly increasing from 14 to 46 [​IMG] is to increase the size of my current coop (vs. a second coop). The coop addition will need to provide roosts, feeders and waterers. There's room in the main coop for more nestboxes.
    I'd love to see how you expanded your existing coops.
    Our original coop is 8 X 8 X 8 ft. high (don't ask. We're not sure what we were thinking [​IMG] ). The addition will be 8 X 8, but only about 5 ft. high. It's going to require some stooping on my part, but that's alright. I was thinking along the lines of having a partially open coop, hardware cloth sides, but DH wants the walls to be solid since we do get cold winters.
    TIA [​IMG]
     
  2. Zahboo

    Zahboo Simply Stated

    Feb 3, 2009
    Hope Mills, NC
    Check out my coop in my signature, we went from
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  3. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:I I hear you i have wayyy to many chickens for my coop thank goodness they are small and in a separate brooder right now
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I like your addition, but DH wants mine to be solid walls due to the winters. I don't have a pen area because my birds free range.
     
  5. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do they free range in the winter too?
    Caroline
     
  6. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    Ct.
    we added an addition to the coop. the new coop is on the right side.


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    the first stages

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    complete
     
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