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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Hawgon, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Hawgon

    Hawgon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please check out my BYC page and let me you have any comments or suggestions on my coop and run. My plan is to add little "rungs" every 4 inches or so on the coop ramp and put fiberglass roofing panels on the top of the run. Should I completely roof the run or leave part of it open? I also plan to cover all sides with 1/2" hardware cloth all the way to the top. I also plan on using a rain catch system from the roof panels to suplement their water nipple system. Thanks for looking.
     
  2. hispoptart

    hispoptart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks really nice so far.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Good job. I'd roof the entire thing and I'd put panels on the side closest to your neighbors. Good fences/panels make for good neighbors.
     
  4. joan1708

    joan1708 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice start. I'm also building a run. I decided to roof the whole thing also. I figure less mud in rainy months, and I don't have to worry about a chicken standing out in the rain (if that ever happens).
     

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