"The official S n M Poultry mini coop"[Pics]

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by S n M Poultry, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Songster

    Aug 31, 2007
    I was brain storming yesterday about building a new coop. I then rememberd that i had a rabbit hutch with a hole in the back for acsses to a nesting box from the back. I took the wood out of the hole and scooted the hutch up against my chicken tractor and traced the square of the hutch onto the back of the tractor. I cut the square out and and lined it up with the square on the hutch and what do you no...Ive cated a masterpice Here are the pics:
    This is the side view
    This is the frontal view. You can see the chick door that leads to the run.
    This is the view from the run. It leads into the hutch.

    I still need to put a ramp but anyways tell me what you think. Also tell mt what i need to change if there is anything i need to change.
    Last edited: Jan 18, 2008
  2. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Songster

    Aug 31, 2007
    [​IMG] BUMP [​IMG]
  3. johnnyjack

    johnnyjack Songster

    Oct 21, 2007
    looks good . only thing i cant tell by the picture but is the door big enough.if it is looks good to me nice job being creative. [​IMG]
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    Nice - yeah the door looks small - could jjust be the pic though!
  5. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Good job Jeffrey, you should be proud and your chickens happy!!
  6. S n M Poultry

    S n M Poultry Songster

    Aug 31, 2007
    The door is kinda small but its for moderns so it should be ok for now, Right?
  7. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    Thank you for posting this....I have a larger rabbit hutch just sitting here doing nuttin...............never thought of attaching a run........... cool........nice job ! I want some Moderns so bad !
  8. IHeartChickens

    IHeartChickens Songster

    Nov 13, 2007
    Pacific NW
    Way to be creative. Cool, cool, cool. [​IMG]
  9. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator

    I think you're actually onto something genius here!

    I've always avoided tractors for the thought of trying to get the hens into it and then back into my main coop at night. Something detachable like this could really make that whole thing much easier....

    The go into the movable "run" in the morning, you move it around, then at night before it gets dark you re-attach it back to the main coop and they instinctively go back to their favorite roosts!
  10. arlee453

    arlee453 Songster

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Good job!

    If they can fit through the hole on their own, it's big enough, I'd think.

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