The coop is almost ready for the chicks!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Adri, May 19, 2008.

  1. Adri

    Adri In the Brooder

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    We are just waiting for the weather to warm up just a little bit before we move their brooder out. The winds were bitterly cold today and we haven't insulated yet.
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    The coop is the leanto on the left. DH still has some work to do, like building the nesting boxes, roosts, ramp and yard. We were considering a metal roof, but ended up with asphalt shingles, because we got a really good deal on them because they were being discontinued. We are going to eventually stain it all to looked like the weathered wood.
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    My DS#2 is checking out the door.
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    Nesting boxes will go next to the door, roosts on the opposite wall.
     
  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Songster

    Mar 28, 2007
    love the rustic looking coop.i know your chicks will love their new home.
     
  3. redoak

    redoak Songster

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    The coop looks nice, the rough cut pine boards look very cool.
     
  4. youthpastor

    youthpastor In the Brooder

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    Your right! Looks sortof like mine... very nice. Yours looks a little more sophisticated than mine though. Mine's all just scraps and recycled stuff nailed together.[​IMG]
     
  5. Jubaby

    Jubaby Songster

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    Ooooooooo! That's really nice looking! Good job.
     
  6. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Songster

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    Oooh, I love it.
     
  7. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
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    OMGosh I love it!! Great job [​IMG]
     
  8. Adri

    Adri In the Brooder

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    Thanks everybody! I'll pass the compliments on to DH. We want it to be rustic in hopes that it will blend in. Once he has rested, he plans to add a woodshed the same size as the coop on to the other side.
     
  9. If ya'll happen to travel down to georgia come on by and build me one like that LOL! Very nice coop!
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

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    WOW! [​IMG] Very nice!!! Great job Adri! [​IMG]
     

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