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turning a resin shed into aa coop, need some advice

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chido, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Chido

    Chido Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm planning to use this shed as a coop for my flock.

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    The only thing I don't know how to do is cut the holes to install these ventilation panels and this pet door I found cheap. I also need to figure out how to attach 2 roosts inside since I don't know whether the shed walls are strong enough to support the weight of my chickens (flock of 10 birds, 7 of them under 4 pounds, one fatty at 6lbs and 2 standard brahmas that never roost, the lazy butts), but I'll figure something out.

    so any ideas on how I can cut holes in it without breaking the panels? XD
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    You should be able to drill a starter hole then cut with a reciprocating saw. I'd put the roost on its own supports, myself, kind of like a table with roosts instead of a table top. This is how mine works. The treated uprights are buried maybe 6" or 8", just enough to prevent much wobble.
     
  3. San

    San Chillin' With My Peeps

    Is it finished? I would like to see the results.
     

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