The tractor is FINISHED

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by eggonomist, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. eggonomist

    eggonomist Out Of The Brooder

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    Finally the Guinea's are out of the brooder, I think there much happier in the fresh air. Hopefully in the next few weeks I can remove the run and allow them total free range.
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  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice coop and fancy and the run looks very sturdy. What's the box on the roof for?
     
  3. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Very nice coop and run! [​IMG]
     
  4. eggonomist

    eggonomist Out Of The Brooder

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    The box is a new shape satellite dish [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] Actually its an air vent, I wanted as much ventilation as possible as it's easier to block vents rather than make more, the roof cantilevers to allow more breathing room and the rear also has a mesh window that is covered at night making the tractor predator proof. The run is made from some old old chicken wire that I brought at a local auction and by my eye it looks some 3 times thicker than what is available in the hardware stores. I guess there are different grades of chicken wire?
    I'm glad this project is over as I need to finish the coop as it's been neglected for the past 2 months while I procrastinate about spending $100 on a new skill saw.
     
  5. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    congrats,it looks very nice
     
  6. Lady Lakenvelder

    Lady Lakenvelder Out Of The Brooder

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    It looks GREAT!!! I know the chickens will be so happy with it!
     
  7. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    Looks great and is very cute! [​IMG]
     

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