Started new coop today-UPDATE with more pics

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Iansmommy, Apr 29, 2008.

  1. Iansmommy

    Iansmommy In the Brooder

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    My sister-in-laws dad is building it for us. He started this morning and this is how far he got. I hoping he will be finished with the coop tomorrow and we can put our babies out in it. It will be 8'X12' when finished.

    UPDATE..
    We still need to paint the outside, finish the shingles and do some trim, but the girls have moved into their new digs. It's funny with all that room you would think they would be running all over the place, but they all stayed huddled together. I noticed too that they have been fighting. We did have them in 2 separate brooders, so I wonder if they are now establishing a pecking order. Any thoughts?

    We will do the run ourselves soon.[​IMG]



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    That's DH standing by the coop
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    Some pics of the my girls
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    Last edited: May 2, 2008
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Crowing 11 Years

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    Great start! Looking forward to more pics!
     
  3. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    looking good as far as he has gotten with the coop.he should be able to finish it tomorrow.unless something snapps crapps or breaks.i love the rustic look of your coop.
     
  4. CarlaRiggs

    CarlaRiggs Songster

    Terrific beginning! What a nice thing for this man to do....
    And the chick in the coop is pretty cute! [​IMG] I know the hens will love her.
     
  5. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
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    Looks good so far. [​IMG]
     
  6. Iansmommy

    Iansmommy In the Brooder

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    New pics above on original post.
     
  7. Anny

    Anny Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
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    wow it looks so good.
     
  8. Brian

    Brian Songster

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    Geez...that guy gets a heck of a lot built in a day!!!

    I think you're right regarding the fighting. It will settle down.
     

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