steel shed? HELP

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by animals1981, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. animals1981

    animals1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay I bought a house i am moving into 60 days I live in canada gets bad in the winter. Anyways I have a water bird. I wanted to add a couple of pigeons also? I need it to be bright, and wanted to add a small pond in the shed? with plants. I would hire someone to do it. I don't mess with stuff myself i will hurt myserlf lol. But is it easy to do and make nice for exotic birds even?
     
  2. thomasboyle

    thomasboyle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sounds like a challenge - keeping a pond in the winter in Canada! I have mallard ducks, and keep a kiddie pool filled for them, and the big challenge is keeping the water clean. I have to drain it, clean it and re-fill it every 3 days or so. In the winter this just isn't practical as the pool freezes solid. So I have some 2 gallon shallow bowls I fill up on any sunny day and the ducks play around in the bowls. One thing I did that helped in winter was wrapping my outdoor coop with heavy duty clear plastic. This keeps the wind and snow out of the run and kept it a bit warmer - the water in the bowls and waterers did not freeze except on the coldest nights.

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    Post pics of your plans and the progress.
     
  3. animals1981

    animals1981 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was going to add a filter in there a strong one?

    I have a de icer that prevents water from freezing
     
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