So I took it as an omen...and here I am!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crowdofmyself, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. crowdofmyself

    crowdofmyself Chirping

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    I ordered a patio gazebo from Wayfair that arrived with two of the most important bolts bent beyond usable. I asked for replacements of those two bolts, and they sent me a whole new gazebo and said keep the old one for spare parts! So I said to myself, okay, this means I don't have to buy a kennel or a run but can build me a run with the spare, so instead of waiting until next year, I'm going to go on and get a small Formex Snaplock Coop and start planting chicken goodies around the gazebo.

    Please, somebody, tell me if you think this will NOT work:

    https://goo.gl/WVG9Zb

    I'm thinking hardware cloth skirting and rise around the bottom, anchored with concrete blocks on the outside that I can plant with liriope or something, then enclose it up to the top and put, rather than the cloth gazebo roof, chicken wire on the roof. Coop inside, of course, locked up at night.

    Anyway, I'm excited now.
     
  2. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am glad to meet you. I hope you enjoy the site as much as I do. farmer connie welcome 5643.gif
     
  3. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    I think it will work! :) Just make sure it is anchored well.
     
  4. crowdofmyself

    crowdofmyself Chirping

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    Thank you everybody!
     
  5. 21hens-incharge

    21hens-incharge Enabler

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    Yes anchor it really really well.

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    Where we wont tell you no but will help you figure out HOW!

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  6. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Get some started pullets and you will have eggs this year!

    I hope your coop plans work out for you
     
  7. crowdofmyself

    crowdofmyself Chirping

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    Just ordered four. That will be gracious plenty for us. They'll come just in time for my birthday. Boy, won't my SigO be surprised!
     
  8. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    You'll have to send us photos when you have it finished :yesss:
     
  10. Pork Pie

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