We built our coop(with pics)!!!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Willow's Meadow, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daddy built me the BEST AWESOMEST REALLLLYYY BEUTIFUL COOP EVER TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG] Its not finished yet, we built the frame today. We are going to have plywood halfway up and then the other half will be hardware cloth. The coop is six feet tall(so I can stand up in it!!!!!! [​IMG]) so it will be 3ft. of plywood and then 3 ft. of hardware cloth. Its inside of our barn which made it cheaper because we didn't have to build 4 walls of 2x4, just 2 walls--we attached it to the other walls in the barn. It was sooooo much fun and WAYYY easyier then we thought!!!! So after a few trips to the hardware store, lots of ice water, our german shepherd mascot and a trip to the local ice cream store(which has the BEST ic cream) we built our coop!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] After we looked at all the designs in the coop designs part of the website we were a little scared and thought it looked really hard to build a coop but........it was EASY and FUN!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG] I'll get some pics of the frame tommorrow!!! The chicks come on wednesday and we also bought all the supplies today!!!!! YAY!!!!!!! I'm soooooo excited!!!!!! [​IMG]


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  2. joletabey

    joletabey SDWD!!!!

    Apr 9, 2009
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    And just WHERE are the pictures??? We need pictures on the double!!!! It sounds great!
     
  3. Namble

    Namble Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Pictures please!!!!
     
  4. countrychix

    countrychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So, I see that you're just a little excited [​IMG] lol. Can't wait for you to post some pictures. Is this the first time you have had chicks? What kinds are you expecting? Keep us posted. [​IMG]
     
  5. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes this is my first time. We're getting Buff Orpingtons and Brahmas. [​IMG]
     
  6. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    [​IMG] waiting for pics! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. ashsmith

    ashsmith Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, congratulations! I can tell you are really excited, and I am soooooo happy for you! Can't wait to see pics :) It sounds a lot like our coop (pic below).

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  8. Willow's Meadow

    Willow's Meadow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Here is our coop!!!! [​IMG]


    This is the one side of the frame the door will go on this side (there are shelves in the back that are going to be made into nest boxes):

    http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/balloonlagoon/Garden016.jpg

    This is also the frame:

    http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/balloonlagoon/Garden017.jpg

    This is the barn that the coop is inside of(we still have to stain and paint the barn):

    http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/balloonlagoon/Garden018.jpg

    This is our little mascot, Buddy(I might make her into my little LGD [​IMG]):

    http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/kk53/balloonlagoon/Garden013.jpg

    I hope you like our coop!!!! [​IMG]
     
  9. pidgey104

    pidgey104 Cochins R Us

    Nov 10, 2007
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    [​IMG] You'll have to post pictures when your done [​IMG] Looks like it going to be a nice coop...Then you'll have to build onther one. next thing you know you'll have cages everywhere LOL
     
  10. 1_FnkyFrm

    1_FnkyFrm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like your chicks are going to be very happy in there. Sounds like someone owes DD a big kiss and a hug...
     

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