Updated ** The Hen Hilton - Finished!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Jubaby, Apr 30, 2008.

  1. Jubaby

    Jubaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm new at raising chickens. We are expecting our babies from Ideal next week. We started on the new chicken coop last week and thought I'd share some photos:

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    I'll update as we get more accomplished. We bought a door yesterday and finishing the siding tonight.
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2008
  2. ascott1978

    ascott1978 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job, perhaps if it isn't to late you can entry it in the Coop Contest.
     
  3. Tikkajazz94

    Tikkajazz94 Chillin' With My Peeps

    great job, hope your having fun

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  4. NoSpringChick

    NoSpringChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great job...now that's a coop! Will you be moving it or will it stay there in place?
     
  5. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    WOW! It's wonderful!!! I love the addition to the roof. Very nice! [​IMG]
     
  6. Jubaby

    Jubaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's not moving - in between the other buildings is where it's going to stay. It's hot here in Texas and this spot will have plenty of shade.

    We used the picture of the Chick-N-Barn as an inspiration for the roof. And, of course, made it much bigger.

    Dh wanted the nest boxes off the back, and my father-in-law designed it all.

    Can't wait to show a finished picture, but it may take a few weeks.
     
  7. FrontPorchIndiana

    FrontPorchIndiana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Love that roof line!
     
  8. Jubaby

    Jubaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We got a lot accomplished this weekend. Here's a new photo:

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    We got all the siding and most of the trim work done. We still need to finish the roof and do lots of painting. My FIL is making a little door for the chicken door and the ramp. We still have a lot of small stuff to finish.

    Then on to building the run.

    Can't wait to show picture of the finished coop.
     
  9. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Fabulous Hilton!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. CathyB

    CathyB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When can I move in? It looks great!
     

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