Santa Gave Me His Castle

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by edbama2, May 4, 2007.

  1. edbama2

    edbama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, the local mall decided to build a new Santa village. Some how someone else acquired the old one and I got alot of the old building from them. I am still unsure if it will house the chickens or the turkeys that are coming next week. Do you think they will like it? LOL inside [​IMG] outside [​IMG] I like the stained glass at the top. Lets some daylight in with some pretty colors. One of the archways will be a door and all the others will have chickenwire and an electric fence. The open door will lead to the run that I am still cleaning and working on. Here is part of the run and an old recycled goat house. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    WOW!! That's going to make a fancy coop!!! [​IMG]
    Can't wait to see how it turns out.. [​IMG]
     
  3. edbama2

    edbama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Got alot more done this morning! It is hot outside. [​IMG] [​IMG] Time to go put on some more panels.
     
  4. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, It's so cool! Is it going to be their actual coop? If so, curious to know-what kind of roof does it have, and will it need any weather-proofing on the surface (paintwise)?

    It's going to be the neatest coop on BYC!
     
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  5. cookinmom

    cookinmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! A chicken Taj Mahal!
     
  6. edbama2

    edbama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am going to be looking at some dome designs. I think I might be able to put a 10' satelite dish on it. Haven't measured across it yet. Hope it will work. [​IMG] [​IMG] Finally done with all the panels. Sweating again. Tired
     
  7. fowlweatherfriends

    fowlweatherfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! A chicken Taj Mahal!

    Those were the words I was looking for exactly lol![​IMG]
    It's so pretty-I want one too [​IMG]!

    Excellent idea using a sattelite dish. Any other ideas if the dish doesn't work? I can't for the life of me think of a top that would allow rain and debris to roll off.

    PS: You gonna get fancier chickens or dress them up in order for them to "fit in" to their new digs? (Wouldn't want them to be underdressed for their new digs lol!).​
     
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  8. edbama2

    edbama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, it measures 9' across and look what I found in my yard. [​IMG] The dish measures 10' 2" across. Seems like the perfect fit. Meant to be. And then I can decide what to use for covering up the wire mesh screen. Yes, the outside will have to be coated with Exterior paint. [​IMG]
     
  9. AccidentalFarm

    AccidentalFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm loving this...can't wait to see the finished pics.
     
  10. edbama2

    edbama2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well I got the dish on top and apparently some sides are longer than the one I measured. I will still use it but, now have to think what to use to cover the screen mesh and extend some sides to cover. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] More pics [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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