Wagon Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tourn, Jul 24, 2011.

  1. tourn

    tourn Out Of The Brooder

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    FInd an old wagon frame and build on it. It can be moved anywhere you want and it needs no permit since it has wheels and not a foundation. Stick it in the front yard if you want!!
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  2. tourn

    tourn Out Of The Brooder

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    Let me add one thing. Slope the roof away from the access doors! The snow is a pain in the winter when it slides off onto your head.[​IMG]
     
  3. Team Fluffy Puffy

    Team Fluffy Puffy Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome Idea![​IMG]
     
  4. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. chicken_noob

    chicken_noob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very awesome idea! Just an idea, maybe have the ramp that drops down to the ground, have it drop down twards the rear...just incase it falls down when your moving or you forget, that could catch the ground and dig in causing possible damage. Just my 2cents.
     
  6. ernndbrtt

    ernndbrtt Out Of The Brooder

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    Cool idea!

    Do you have a portable run in the works as well or will they free range? I can't get away without an enclosed run, the stray cats, neighbors dogs that run free, racoons, and hawks would devastate any flock left to free range here. A neighbor lost 8 hens last summer to hawks because he didn't have the top of his run covered, he has since covered it. We had raccons destroy our corn and bean crop this summer:( The garden will be fenced next summer!
     
  7. CupOJoe42

    CupOJoe42 CT Chicken Whisperer

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    I like it (especially after paying $400 for a permit to build our chicken coop!) It's like a mobile home or Chick-a-Bego for poultry!!!!

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  8. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    Cool idea! And the roo in that photo is gorgeous [​IMG]
     
  9. HenCrazyMom

    HenCrazyMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love the look of this wagon. Awesome![​IMG]
     
  10. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow really neat now I know what I could use my old wagon for! Been in my family for over 100 years.
     

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