**UPDATE-RUN/INTERIOR PICS added**COOP is 95% done!! RUN next project

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by eponagirl, May 12, 2009.

  1. eponagirl

    eponagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Quiet Corner, CT
    Thought I'd start posting pics of our Chicken Mansion! Friends were more than generous and kind with their time in helping to build the coop.
    I'll post interior pics (still working on some finishing touches) another time.

    It is 12' x 10' and is next to our house, OUTSIDE of the dog fenced yard.



    Last edited: Jun 7, 2009
  2. chickenwhisperer123

    chickenwhisperer123 Whispers Loudly

    Mar 7, 2009
    Lincoln, Nebraska
    Wow, that looks great!!!

    You can drop that off at my house.... [​IMG]
  3. suenrob

    suenrob Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 22, 2008
    Ft. Myers, FL
    Great coop!!!!!! Can't wait to see the finished product and the chickens [​IMG]
  4. Monk

    Monk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 10, 2009
    I'd move it to that coop, nice!
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Mar 25, 2008
    Your coop is beautiful! I'd love to see pics of the inside. [​IMG]
  6. eponagirl

    eponagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Quiet Corner, CT
    The idea was that since it was right next to the house, it had to look decent and be convertable back to a workshop shed or something down the road. To me...that means I can add more chickens, since I only have 10 chicks in the brooder inside now!!![​IMG]

    The inside, I primed and painted with Kilz Original2 and Kilz semi-gloss paint (cashmere white to be specific!) and have only just finished putting up one roost along the wall without a window. Not much else has been done inside except putting hardware cloth outside windows, and inside where the louvers are. We do have an outlet in there with a light!![​IMG]

    We are going to stain the outside to match our house better. Also, trying to figure out the best run for it...after thinking of all the materials, we should probably go with wood vs. nice t-posts.
    Last edited: May 12, 2009
  7. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    That Is the best looking coop I ever seen [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. lunkerchicken

    lunkerchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Beautiful coop - I can't wait to see the interior. Keep us posted with run pics!!
  9. Suburban chick farmer 09

    Suburban chick farmer 09 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    St. Louis MO
    Vary nice, I love the pine.
  10. eponagirl

    eponagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 10, 2009
    Quiet Corner, CT
    Thanks everyone...I'll get some interior pics later and add them! [​IMG]

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