Well we did it ... first ever chickens ... coop build

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by rhoffart, Mar 24, 2013.

  1. rhoffart

    rhoffart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I drew up some plans and tried to put some $$ to my material list. After reviewing and getting final confirmation from the wife I went to the lumber yard and bought enough wood for the frame of the coop and the plywood for the floor. I also grabbed a gallon of miss-matched paint and a piece of vinyl for the floor.

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    This morning we went to the local feed store and ended up getting 6 Golden Sex Links.

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    After getting them home and setting up a tupperware brooder I started working on the build. I got the floor assembled and the bottom side painted. Also I got two side frames put together.

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    That's all for now ... much more to come.
     
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  2. CHRISNDAWN

    CHRISNDAWN New Egg

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    looks like a good start
     
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  3. Cheepskate

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    Thanks for sharing. Hope you keep updating with your progress.
     
  4. rhoffart

    rhoffart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guy I'll try to keep up with this thread.
     
  5. CluckAcres

    CluckAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a great start. Keep us updated!
     
  6. rhoffart

    rhoffart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One day older ...
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    Finished the front tonight, not much time after work and a tad on the cool side so I quit early ... also starting to dry fit in the garage.

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  7. eggs121

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    That looks great!
     
  8. eggs121

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    That looks great.
     
  9. rhoffart

    rhoffart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks
     
  10. eggs121

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    How long have you been working on it?
     

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