So I decided to build an underground coop: UPDATE pg 33

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Oblio13, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    Boat ride to the pizza parlor??? are the streets flooded?
  2. Oblio13

    Oblio13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    New Hampshire

    What's now become locally known as "The Chicken Hole" is progressing slowly. This may become a race with freezing weather. Inside dimensions are about 10' x 11'.

  3. BeardedChick

    BeardedChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like you got frustrated enough to take a bite out of the shovel. BAD Oblio, BAD. [​IMG]

    It's looking good, tho.
  4. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    nice !!!! [​IMG]
  5. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Hooray for the chicken hole! [​IMG]
  6. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    I don't know how I missed this thread because this was the idea I was thinking of when I first thought of putting a coop in our backyard.

    We were once planning on doing a greenhouse somewhat like this... although not as deep as yours, not truly "underground".

    We were just thinking of having the floor sit below the frost line in order to take advantage of the cooling and warming features of below-ground building.
  7. CityChook

    CityChook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2008
    Minneapolis, MN
    My Coop
    Funny post Bearded Chick.

    By the way, your screen name paints a funky picture....
  8. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    LMAO Love your new sig Oblio [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. LittleHouseDreams

    LittleHouseDreams Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 21, 2008
    My husband dug a deep trench once and called it his "Bonnie Hole." Man we had that "Bonnie Hole" forever. But don't fret you will finish even if it's not till next spring (if the weather holds you up.) Oh and tell your DW that she's not alone. There are more of us DWs that have had to live with holes (the dug kind) for sometime. Oh and it's lookin' good by the way! Can't wait to see the finished product [​IMG] .

    Good Luck and I hope the weather (and inspiration) holds out!
  10. Oblio13

    Oblio13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
    New Hampshire
    Quote:She saw the lumber bill, and now she's demanding a new computer, a new car, a fence for the yard, and a pound of flesh.


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