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  1. The Coop that I am building will be 8x8x10 38" off the ground to give my chickens a 8x8 shaded yard under the coop and then a 8x8 open yard in front.

    I called in the Calvary ( 2 friends and my Father) for help this Saturday so other than some minor details it should be under roof by sundown so my roo's can spend the 1st night in their new home [​IMG]

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  2. Suburban chick farmer 09

    Suburban chick farmer 09 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice job. Your off to a great start.
     
  3. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    very nice and i love your outhouse it's very pretty.
     
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice job so far, the outhouse is really cute.
     
  5. Chicken Rustler

    Chicken Rustler Grabs em n runs

    I want to see pictures of how you build the elevator for the chickens to get to the second floor!!! [​IMG]
     
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  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    My Coop
    Great job... Please keep the progress pics coming.
     
  7. Should have plenty of pics taken to post Saturday evening [​IMG]

    Due to some really great people at this site I found a real good breeder only 15 minutes from my house!!! (Awesome)

    So Saturday I will be picking up 8 Deliware Hens, 4 New Hampshire Hens just about ready to start laying and at the last minute I managed to get onto the waiting list for 12 beautiful Gray colored Ameraucana chicks that I can pick up late may, early June [​IMG]


    The Misses isnt real impressed with me at the moment because as of last Friday ""No Coop No Chickens""" Then I came home from work with a couple Roosters that evening.


    And then it started!! I just couldn't help myself [​IMG]

    Sundown this Saturday evening I will Have 12 Hens and 3 roosters [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] and a real nice Coop [​IMG]

    PS I haven't hold her about my plans of getting an incubator yet [​IMG]

    Sunday I will be starting construction on a brooder box [​IMG] So its ready for June
     
  8. Well?? Out of the 3 people that was going to help me Saturday No body showed up because of calling for rain....

    Al tho it was a bit wet out Saturday I couldn't let that stop me...

    By 4:30 am I had framed out all of the walls, built and hung the trusses and got all of the out side plywood hung.


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    Sunday my buddy Kip came over and and stayed long enough to help me get the roof on and hang the door... Then after he left I installed the ramp into the coop, built nesting boxes, a couple roosting poles and completed the wire around the coop.

    7:15 pm today I decided I had enough for one day and decided to call it quits.


    Later this week I will complete the roof and start on trim, painting and misc. items that are left.



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  9. Bornacentury2L8

    Bornacentury2L8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's coming along really nice. Keep us posted. [​IMG]
     

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