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Readily available assemblies make for a greatc oop and run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Wood Dude, Jul 14, 2016.

  1. Wood Dude

    Wood Dude Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 9, 2015
    We recently bought a fairly large coop from Rural King. It is well made, very attractive, and our girls love it.It was a $900 investment that should last us forever.

    We combined that with a used 10ft by 10 ft dog pen that we bought from a Craigslist ad. It was $100.

    Our total investment is $1000, not counting feeding and watering devices, and chickens.

    We have 7 chickens in our flock and they live well in their coop and pen.
  2. jennyf

    jennyf Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2016
    Any pictures? [​IMG]
  3. Wood Dude

    Wood Dude Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 9, 2015
    I don't have pictures of the set up on this PC. I do have them on my phone, so I will try to remember to transfer them. So far, it's a great set up. I have a DIY version of the coop in Sketch up, but I'm not allowed to put it on the site yet. Maybe soon.
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    I have a hard time believe any coop from Rural King as being 'well made'......
    ......most premade coops are pretty flimsy in the long term.

    Can you post a link?

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