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Storage Area in Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Rose66, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. Rose66

    Rose66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm debating between building an 8x12 slant roof coop with no storage area or building a 12x12 coop and section off a 4 foot area for feed storage. If I don't section off a separate storage area, what do I do with my feed cans? Could I keep them in the coop with the chickens or is that just giving them another place to roost and poop on the cans? Thanks!
     
  2. huntinwidow

    huntinwidow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, they will roost and thereby poop on any horizontal surface. The storage area is a good idea. Wish I had something like that. [​IMG]
     
  3. GeneJordan

    GeneJordan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do it now... lol

    To me it is necessary
     
  4. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Go with the larger coop & storage area. I did for my 2nd coop (12 x 16 split into 2 coops w/storage area) and love it!
     
  5. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Yep, if I was going to build..one..yep, I would absolutely have a walk in separate area..yep..yep..sure would...
     
  6. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Iam so envious

    Whoopmwhoop
    Way to go
     
  7. Rose66

    Rose66 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks so much for the advice. I'll plan the 12x12 then with a small storage area. This forum is awesome!!
     

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