Rebuilding not a choice

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by newchickmom, Apr 20, 2008.

  1. newchickmom

    newchickmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were going to fix up the other old hen house (12' x 16'), just like we did the smaller one (8' x 16'). Well, thats out!
    We started taking the sides off so we could replace the walls and floor. As you can see, the frame is in really bad shape, and it's lopsided from sinking at one end.
    So we decided we would have to tear the whole thing down and build a new one.[​IMG]
    Yeah!![​IMG]
    My husband just looked at me and ask "what did I do to make you mad at me, this will take me most of the summer" [​IMG]

    Here is the coop we are taking down. (The young uns may be in the barn for a while)

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  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    the henhouse you was going to rebuild.was to far gone to rebuild.your right in building a new 1.its cheaper in the long run.
     
  3. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Doesn't look like there is any thing to save. You'll be glad you started fresh.
     
  4. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    No choice there...it has to be replaced. hehehehe New coop time. [​IMG]
     
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Fun! Fun! Tell your DH it won't take ALL summer. Just most of it!!! He can have August off. [​IMG]
     

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