straw bale coop??

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ecopepper, Sep 26, 2009.

  1. ecopepper

    ecopepper In the Brooder

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    Has anyone built a coop this way? If so can I see pictures? How hard and what was the cost???
     
  2. AmyBella

    AmyBella Songster

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    I am really interested in straw-bale construction too! I hope someone has some pictures.
     
  3. ecopepper

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    I always jump the gun and post then remember you can search old post. And there is a good post on here about it!! But would like pictures!!
     
  4. Lil Chickie Mama

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    I wonder if this would work with rice straw? With all our restrictions on burning the chaff and the non-existent market for rice straw I wonder if this would work. We do have some of our straw baled and sold, but not much. I would love to figure out something to do with it! I wonder how much the balers charge...and if hubbie will let me keep it.
     
  5. ecopepper

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  6. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits...

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    Quote:the link didnt work.. [​IMG]
     
  7. jbowen9

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    part of it was left off looks like from the other post
     
  8. Ridgerunner

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  9. mommainpa

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    My husband and I are currently building a straw bale coop. I'm blogging about it on www.lifeunderablueroof.blogspot.com , complete with many photos.

    Today we put in the frame for the door, and I'm headed outside to stack the fifth course of bales. Thankful for the nice weather to get this done!

    Shayne
     

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