Starting my new coop project 12/19/2011

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by wava1vaughn, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Yesterday I moved my main chicken fence back 30' to make my main yard 50' deep.
    My yard goes about 60' in opposite direction.
    5 years ago I built my first coop.
    I still use this pen for eating eggs ( usually 10 hens and 1 rooster )
    I have 4 other pens 6'x 12' for other breeds.
    Our new coop will go in this area.
    We will start building in Jan.
    Our sheep like to watch the kaos.
  2. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    Before you all get to critical of our construction methods I would point out my wife is a 5' tall city girl never been on a farm before here and I have been in a wheelchair for 15 years. We have done every bit of the construction ourselves so far. But on the new coop the main frame will be professionally installed. We will do the interior ourselves.
  3. Chemguy

    Chemguy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2011
    Springfield, Ohio
    I don't think you have any explaining to do. Your setup looks great, and it has me thinking about my own.
  4. gardendufus

    gardendufus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Had to laugh........I am 5' 2" 63 YO single woman...........and HOPING my setup will end up as nice as yours. It is, after all, all in the eye of the beholder.

    Haven't thought of a signature yet.....LOL
  5. torbaynewfs

    torbaynewfs Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 30, 2010
    Owego, NY
    Look very nice! I think you have done a nice job! They all look very happy too!
  6. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 24, 2011
    Cairo Ga.
    The chickens can be happy in used tires. Most coops are for the pacification of the owner. Check back next month and you will see how I can go off the deep end.
  7. Wyogirl

    Wyogirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2010
    Cody, WY
    WOW love it, was also thinking how I can change mine to look like yours.
    GREAT JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!![​IMG]
  8. tmoore8595

    tmoore8595 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    Jefferson County, Al.
    Quote:I applaud you for your hard work. Many people in your situation would do nothing and expect the government, ( those of us who are able and - willing to work), to take care of them.[​IMG]
  9. Chris Herzog

    Chris Herzog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 16, 2011
    Quote:Yea, no explaining have also given me some ideas of what I can do to improve my set up! Great job guys!!!
  10. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

    Sep 5, 2011
    Great set up

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