Update on Coop, pretty much finished, birds have move in

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by sparrow75, May 25, 2010.

  1. sparrow75

    sparrow75 Out Of The Brooder

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    Still a few more details to finish up, but birds have moved in and seem to be doing okay. Here are some pictures in various stages:

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  2. Shannon's Chix

    Shannon's Chix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice work! They look thrilled! [​IMG]
     
  3. yotetrapper

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    Very nice. Look like they're managing that steep ladder ramp pretty well....mine always have trouble with that at first lol.
     
  4. tryingtohaveitall

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    Beautiful coop and run. Great job!
     
  5. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    Quote:x2 !
     
  6. St-Hubert

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    Very nice! [​IMG]
     
  7. LittleFeat

    LittleFeat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks fantastic!! For some reason it looks familiar??? [​IMG]
    I just wish mine could have been the same size as yours or even bigger!

    What breed are your chickens? They sure look happy! Oh and I love the PVC feeder!

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  8. sparrow75

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    Quote:I was told they are black sex-links. I don't know too much about breeds, but that is what i was told when i bought them. I like the PVC feeder as well, but it seems to be allowing a lot of waste. I'll modify it some day?
     
  9. JanetSmithery

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    Lovely coop! It's really close to what I'd like to do, but I can't figure out how to attach the roof to the frame. It doesn't look like you notched the rafters...how did you do it?
     
  10. sparrow75

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    Quote:the rafters (2x4's on end) are not notched, just laid them on the frame and used a nail gun to drive a nail on either side of each 2x4 rafter into the frame. then we put 2x2 across the 2x4's, then screwed the metal roof down with roofing screws.
     

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