Shire themed coop ideas

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Scooter&Suzie, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. Scooter&Suzie

    Scooter&Suzie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2011
    I would love to work on making a shire themed coop for my three silkie hens. I have named them Pippin, Sam, and Rosie, all after hobbits. I thought they would look really cute in a shire setting, so I want to figure out what I could do. The actual coop is what has me stuck. How will I get in to clean it and feed them? Unless I made a hole big enough for me to get in. Or a door at the side...

    Here is a picture of what I hope to make it look similar to. Remember, this only needs to fit 3 silkies, so 9-12 sq. feet will be enough :)
    [​IMG]-------> If I do use this coop idea, I could make it more into a valley and use hoops and make the run go from the top of the coop out a few feet, on the sides of the "hills".

    I am also wondering, will the dirt rot the wood? I figure I will pretty much have to bury the coop, so I am trying to figure that out...
  2. canesisters

    canesisters Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2011

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