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Progress on the new 16' x 24' building?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MIKE555444, Jun 22, 2011.

  1. MIKE555444

    MIKE555444 Songster

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    This is a new building that will house about 70 hens come winter. The size of this building is 16’ x 24’.

    This building is mostly saw mill lumber. Even though it is a little harder to work with you would be suprised at how much stronger a 2 x 6 is that accually measures 2" thick by and an accual 6" wide. We put most everything on 2' centers and it is as solid as my house.

    I will attach a copy of the plans and pics of the progress so far.

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    Last edited: Sep 20, 2011

  2. MIKE555444

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  3. stubbornhill

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    Looking like a great facility Mike!
     
  4. MIKE555444

    MIKE555444 Songster

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    Windows....

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    The Pullets are getting eggcited [​IMG]

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  5. trulyblessed

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    Nice and roomy! Looks great, post more pics as you go.
     
  6. MIKE555444

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    Making some good progress on the interior

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    These pullets are just starting to lay... i'm already getting 6-7 eggs a day

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    Outside Progress...

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    Finally painted that door [​IMG]

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  9. ChickInDelight

    ChickInDelight Never an Empty Nest

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    That looks perfect.... for me to live in! Throw those chickens out in the yard, Ima moving in! [​IMG]
     
  10. henney penny

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    Are they sex-links?Good looking coop,will it have a big run?
     

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