Update---My First Chicken Coop---Pics-----

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by brkuk, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. brkuk

    brkuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got started on my coop this past weekend. It is 15x7 and the front is 8' high and the back is 6'3" high. I poured a cement pad about a week ago. I have the put the shingles on today. This weekend is siding which i got free from Freecycle.org. I thought i would share my Pics.





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  2. Dar

    Dar Overrun With Chickens

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    wow lookin great so far.... [​IMG]
     
  3. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is so nice. It inspires me to try. I'm an almost middle-aged lady and I get so JEALOUS when I see what other people (and other people's husbands) can build! It is almost shameful. I need to dig in and make something - on my own!
    Good luck completing your coop!
     
  4. WestKnollAmy

    WestKnollAmy The Crazy Chicken Lady Premium Member

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    Very nice! Keep us posted! I love to see everyone's coops inside and out. It gives us all more ideas of what works well on our own places.

    I have a few coops but have really fallen for the tractors.
    Gives a whole new meaning to the song "She thinks my tractor's sexy" when DH builds one.[​IMG]
     
  5. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Looking good! That's nice & big - can't wait to see the final results!

    Thanks so much for sharing pics!
     
  6. Blondie

    Blondie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks good so far!

    My daughter and son-in-law live in Gregory, MI, a few minutes outside of Chelsea. I heard her talk about Howell.

    I've tried to talk them into chickens, but they have 2 HUGE labs. Don't think they would get along.....
     
  7. Big Red

    Big Red Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looking good. Off to a nice start!! Keep up the good work.:p
     
  8. Chicken Fruit

    Chicken Fruit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thats not a coop, thats a space station!
     
  9. brkuk

    brkuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go big or go home LOL everyone says you can never make a coop too big.
     
  10. brkuk

    brkuk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got the FREE siding done this weekend. I need to do some wiring and the runs. Then the chickens can be free. [​IMG]
    The First pic the wall looks off level. I think it is my Camera phone. All of the walls are square.

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