Rubbermaid coop assembled!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by prairiepearls, May 23, 2010.

  1. prairiepearls

    prairiepearls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    DH helped me assemble the "Rubber Chicken Coop" (I figured it needed a name!) yesterday! Still need to cut to length the roost bar & put in the poop board, enclose the base in hardware cloth, make an enclosed ramp from the pop door, and build exterior nest boxes. But I'm just so excited to have the parts put together so I can see what it will really look like, that I had to share! If you're interested in any details, there are lots more pictures and descriptions on my BYC page!

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  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Very cool!! [​IMG]
     
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    For someone who started off not even measuring the base, you did VERY well! That really is a neat coop! [​IMG]
     
  4. Sunny the Hippie Chick

    Sunny the Hippie Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 8, 2008
    Brookings Oregon
    Wow that is neat and creative.

    When I first looked at the pic I thought it was a kit that you bought.
    Not a rubbermaid storage shed. Great idea..
     
  5. rubyrogue

    rubyrogue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very Nice!! At first before I looked at your page I thought rubbermade was making coops! I wanted one! LOL Job Well Done
     
  6. SeaHen

    SeaHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, very ingenious!
     
  7. joebryant

    joebryant Overrun With Chickens

    That's one of the best ideas I've ever seen on this forum... VERY CREATIVE!
    Okay, ill-mannered or no, gotta ask. How much do you have in it so far?
     
  8. KKatknap

    KKatknap Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ditto [​IMG]

    And my DH & I are totally wondering the same thing.

    VERY nice!! [​IMG]
     
  9. oldchickenlady

    oldchickenlady Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 9, 2010
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    That is totally cool! I have one of these rubber maid things in a slightly different configuration...I may just have to use it for a coop! Thanks so much for the great idea and pics!
     
  10. prairiepearls

    prairiepearls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gotta catch up posting my receipts in Quicken & I'll be glad to let you know how much it's cost.

    Thanks, guys! After all the work I put into it, adding vents and window & door, I was really nervous to put it together -- afraid it would look trashy. But I actually think it's cute, if I do say so myself!
     

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