What do you guys think of this coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by AnimalsComeFirst, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. AnimalsComeFirst

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  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its sorta hard to tell. maybe you could go there and check it out?
     
  3. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi [​IMG]

    Yes, we are going to... but I just wanted any opinions on it, if you were to buy it. But I guess you really can't tell.
     
  4. beach livin'

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    i think i would offer less. maybe see if he would take 250.
     
  5. AnimalsComeFirst

    AnimalsComeFirst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    beach livin' :

    i think i would offer less. maybe see if he would take 250.

    *blinks* 250? You mean 150, correct?​
     
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  6. beach livin'

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    hahaha or 150 [​IMG] guess im not a dealer
     
  7. AnimalsComeFirst

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    Lol!
     
  8. CarolJ

    CarolJ Dogwood Trace Farm

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    It looks like the nesting boxes are higher than the roosting bars - and that means the chickens will likely roost in the nesting boxes - and that's not good.
     
  9. AnimalsComeFirst

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    Quote:Because they'll poop in it?
     
  10. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:This is what I noticed, and also wondered if there was a door to access the nests from outside or if you had to kneel in coop to reach your eggs.

    The thing with nests higher than roost is chickens will sleep/poo in the nests. It's nice to have clean eggs and not deal with constant nest box maintenance.

    Edit to add: Of course it's easy to make an external nesting boxes attachment. You'll have to check it out for function and ask questions on how their birds behaved with certain features and how convenient other feature are. But yeah, I'm sure they had $350 in materials so if all looks functional then 150-200 is a good deal. Oh, and slant of roof? Hows it deal with rain...stuff like that look for and ask when viewing. How and where run attachment is/will work...ya know, be frugal and practical to function.
     
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