The coop ideas section

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  1. bantyshanty

    bantyshanty Oval Office Courier

    Oct 6, 2009
    S.W Pennsylvania
    I've been looking over the coop submissions for a year now to get ideas for our perfect walk-in coop, which we haven't built yet.
    When I look at the details of someone's pictures, I think 'Is this one suited for my climate?", and I look at the surrounding trees,
    terrain & sky to guess where they live.
    Does anyone else think it would be a good idea to have the submitters list their state? I think it would make it easier to get ideas.
  2. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    Yup, it would definitely be helpful for each member to state where they live or at least the climate!
  3. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    I think that would be an excellent idea! That way folks can get a better idea of who can tolerate/benefit from an open air type coop, and who needs a more solid housing...
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I third that idea! Or fourth... or fifth, which ever number post I am! Err made. Whatever. GREAT IDEA.
  5. rebecky1305

    rebecky1305 Songster

    Aug 19, 2009
    Lansing, MI
    I agree. Having the state listed would help tremendously. You don't have to list your city, just your state. Would be a great help when looking to see if someones ideas would work for you.
  6. Bloomie

    Bloomie Chirping

    Feb 10, 2010
    Rural Nevada
    I dont see any harm in listing ones state, even if they do ya still have to take yer own climate conditions into consideration. [​IMG]
    We took an idea off BYC that was submitted from a member in a much warmer climate than ours. It used part of a shed row for the horses.
    We tweaked it to work for our colder climate and will probably tweak it some more before its peeeerfect-o [​IMG]

    Theres sure alot of creative folks on BYC. I enjoy browsin' around the yard. [​IMG]
  7. Trunkster

    Trunkster In the Brooder

    Jul 13, 2010
    As a newbi, the more information one can post on their coop, climate, predetors, state/province would be extremely helpfull and a whole lot more interesting for all.

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