Where to get coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by HenOfTheHouse, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. HenOfTheHouse

    HenOfTheHouse Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm going to need a coop this year and I don't know where I can buy one for $100 or less. Does anybody have any ideas. Thanks a bunch!
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  2. ailurophile23

    ailurophile23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For your limited budget, I would check on Craigslist or frequent thrift stores and look for something you could renovate into a coop - like maybe a child's playhouse. Otherwise, you may find it best to try to build your own - there are many homemade coops in the coop section that have been done on thrifty budgets. You can often find pallets for free in many areas and these can be converted into coops with as little or as much redesign as you choose.
     
  3. TheEggCollecter

    TheEggCollecter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are not going to find a good coop for a hundred dollars. I would ask a friend who is handy with wood to build you one or look on eBay or Craigslist.
     
  4. HenOfTheHouse

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    Thank you for the advice. I've tried craigslist but none just seem to fit. There's a whole lot of chicken tractors for one hundred or less but none of them fit our environment. We have horrible winters so playhouses don't work. Thanks again I 'll consider ebay and pallets
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  5. TheEggCollecter

    TheEggCollecter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes pallets will work well when it comes to building a sturdy coop for cheap. Hope you find a coop soon.
     
  6. HenOfTheHouse

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    Okay I found his really awesome coop for free on craigslist. But it's so far away. Th same people were also selling pallets. I don't have the money now to buy the pallets or drive all the way to Metroville, Canada. I got excited but now I'm lost. I guess I 'll continue my search.
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