The start of my new pallet coop!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by megoony, Mar 14, 2012.

  1. megoony

    megoony Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys! I'm new here and have been lurking for a few weeks while planning a chicken coop for my 6 red sex-link chicks :) The hubby works at a well known home improvement store, and happens to get free pallets from work occasionally. So far this coop has only cost us about $20, and I'm hoping we can try to keep the total cost at $100 or lower. The dimensions are 5'5" x 3'5" (yeah, our pallets are weird, lol), and I'm planning to just add chicken wire around the bottom, and make a chicken tractor run later on down the road.

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  2. rebbetzin

    rebbetzin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks quite wonderful!! Can't wait to see it all finished!
     
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  3. tyjaco

    tyjaco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    great job!!

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  4. Hawkeye95

    Hawkeye95 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looking good! WOW that was your first post! [​IMG] Can't wait to see the progress on your new coop! [​IMG]
     
  5. yellowirenut

    yellowirenut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looks like you are using an odd slope on your property quite well. That is steep
     
  6. megoony

    megoony Out Of The Brooder

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    Believe it or not, that is the flattest area in the entire yard . . . it is very steep, but we make the most of it :) I just dug the legs into the ground to level the coop- for some reason the angle of the first picture makes the legs look crooked though.
     
  7. gapeach717

    gapeach717 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    love!
     

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