What do you think of converting this to a coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Angelic Vampyre, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. Angelic Vampyre

    Angelic Vampyre Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    I think I could build a highrise condo for 100 chickens for that kind of $$$$$. Just looks and sounds a little to over the top.

    AL
     
  3. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    if you are looking for a ready built one, or something you are planning on converting anyway....check on Craigslist for sheds or storage buildings. I see then on there all the time...
     
  4. Rillion

    Rillion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    May I recommend this or this as cheaper alternatives? I saw the second one while shopping at Sam's today and instantly thought "Oh my, that would make an awesome coop!"
     
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  5. Angelic Vampyre

    Angelic Vampyre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys, I should have mentioned that I am in Australia and most chicken tactors cost about $500 pre fab coops (small ones that that) start at $350 on ebay and I don't like the look of them. I found another group that has the same size fr $650 which is a little nicer and includes a floor (always a good thing) I keep seeing the coops you are getting over there in the USA or in the UK and I so want to move back!
     
  6. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "the super cheap coop THEY ARE HERE "

    look at that post..
     
  7. Bedste

    Bedste Chillin' With My Peeps

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    everything else BST..... i wish i knew how to copy and paste or make a link.....
     
  8. Angelic Vampyre

    Angelic Vampyre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Those coops over here retail start at $899 you can find them on ebay for approx $300 but I might end up with 4 large girls and one small one so I want to make sure that they will all fit.
     
  9. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check your hardware stores for children's playhouse's . I got one last year that was $400 marked down at the end of summer to $80! It's worked out great and I couldnt have bought the materials for that price.

    Good luck!
     
  10. TennesseeTruly

    TennesseeTruly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Things in Australia are so much more expensive. My sister in law, Marlis, lives in Australia and I couldn't believe the prices of things there!! She's used to it though, she's lived there for 30 years but wow! I couldn't believe it when she told me some prices of things.

    Good luck finding a nice coop for your chickens! Whatever you decide, I'm sure they'll love it!!

    Laurie
     

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