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Remodeled the chicken coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PastorSBC, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. PastorSBC

    PastorSBC Out Of The Brooder

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    Chickens are gonna live high class now
    Fixed them up a real town house complete with 2 floors.

    I have had the hutch for a couple of years but decided to give it some more room and allow the birds to get to the ground and still be penned up.

    I put a drop down ladder out of the floor and added chicken wire around the hutch legs. I added a door on the end so I could get in there or let them free range some.

    I have wire petitions in the hutch that are laid down. if I want to separate them all I have to do is raise the petition. the hutch can be separated into 3 pens.
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    here is most of the gang. the laying bins will be revamped when I am done using that end of the hutch as a brooder
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    this little one is really bright. one of those died for Easter.
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    I am thinking that it is a banny. it is about the same age as the ones right next to it.
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    I will be letting them free range a lot but when I cant be home they will be able to get to the ground.
     
  2. purecountrychicken

    purecountrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks great! Nice job!
     
  3. chiknwhisperer

    chiknwhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2008
    Lowell, IN
    Your chickies are so cute! I love the coop. Mine is a work in progress but most of the work is in my head lol
     
  4. gpamela3499

    gpamela3499 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2009
    Near San Fran Ca
    Quote:It looks great!!!

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  5. YumaJohnny

    YumaJohnny Out Of The Brooder

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    nice coop - what is the size?
     
  6. PastorSBC

    PastorSBC Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:The Hutch is 10' X 4' counting the laying box on the end which I am using as a brooder right now. the lower run is 8' X 4'. We live in the parsnage and we cant build anything too permanent. We do have several acres to have fun with so the chickens will have lots of grass to roam in. When they get old enough to see what I have I will probably give a few to the neighbor so they wont be so crouded.
     
  7. YumaJohnny

    YumaJohnny Out Of The Brooder

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    I like the board you made for a ladder for the chickens. I was trying to figure that part out but the pic is perfect - I'm sure I can duplicate it for my coop - Mine will only need to be about 2 feet of board for them to get up to the roost and nests.
     

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