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With help we made our coop for $30!

Discussion in 'Guinea Fowl' started by guineagirl0124, Jan 16, 2016.

  1. guineagirl0124

    guineagirl0124 Out Of The Brooder

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    My father in law had a huge pile of used lumber dropped off at his house and called to ask if we wanted to come look and see if we could make anything with it...we made a coop! The only new lumber used was for the rafters and molding :D everything else including the feeder box and their roost rack and windows are reclaimed :D
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  2. guineagirl0124

    guineagirl0124 Out Of The Brooder

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  3. tjo804

    tjo804 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member


    I could tell you out classed me when you said "moulding" my birds have never seen that. Nice coop, and I thought I was doing good making breeding coops for under $100. Super job good way to stretch the nickels!
     
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  5. guineagirl0124

    guineagirl0124 Out Of The Brooder

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    duluthralphie my father in law did it as a surprise :D my mother in law and I are by no means carpenters\contractors. I legit said "oh this looks long enough just cut the rest this size and we are good". The molding covers up all our boo boos :D
    It was a blast\nightmare to build :D
    It definitely would have a cost a ton more if my MIL did have the windows and my FIL didn't have some extra lumber, floor brackets, and the tin for the roof.
    It is by no means a high class coup but my guineas love it :D
    In the spring I'm planning on trying to build another one, because I'm dying to get my egg layers :D
     
  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member


    Another Guinea lover!! We are so rare.

    Good luck on them.
     
  7. DeAnzaJig

    DeAnzaJig Out Of The Brooder

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    Very cool! I am totally impressed!

    Did the windows come from an RV?
     
  8. guineagirl0124

    guineagirl0124 Out Of The Brooder

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    They totally did,my mother in law saved them when she ripped down an old tagalog :D
     
  9. DeAnzaJig

    DeAnzaJig Out Of The Brooder

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    That is very cool. I have some old windows from my parents house in my coop. :)
     

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