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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by mickistoy, Jul 15, 2010.

  1. mickistoy

    mickistoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    put on freecycle that i was looking for free lumber to build a chicken coop. i got a reply [​IMG]

    so i went to the house to see this large pile of lumber and it was round post that had been split lengthwise into quarters about 10ft long [​IMG]
    so instead of wood to build a coop i got a truckload of fire wood for my outdoor furnace [​IMG]
    oh well i will keep looking [​IMG]
     
  2. MissJenny

    MissJenny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can those posts be used for your run? Are they sturdy enough?

    Jenny
     
  3. Baymule

    Baymule Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try construction sites or call the landfill, or local garbage company that has those big roll off boxes at construction sites. I get a lot of stuff at Lowes from their cull lumber rack (1/2 price).
     
  4. mickistoy

    mickistoy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:no i dont think they would withstand any kind of predator attack
     
  5. zippitydooda

    zippitydooda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was talking about working on my coop at work & started asking if anyone had junk they wanted to get rid of.... windows, siding, wood, screen door, etc. I got all the windows I need & a screen door. It might even be something to ask the people I go to church with.... hmmmm.[​IMG]
     
  6. NWChicks

    NWChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You might also want to try a recycle/reclaimed store. We have Habitat stores here (Habitat for Humanity) that sell stuff off that they don't use or that has been donated to raise money for projects. If you don't mind reclaimed i have seen people build coops out of pallets and wooden crates and they didn't turn out too bad looking!
     

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