would this make a good coop? is it worth the $$

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by brookwoodpat, May 13, 2008.

  1. brookwoodpat

    brookwoodpat Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    For the price, I would think a nicer one could be built.

    You would even have to fix it up for ventilation, and put in roosts.
     
  3. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2008
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    Yeah, and I think the silver insulation would entice pecking and eating of the insulation. I would skip it. Do you have a shed builder nearby? They make really nice dog houses, and usually for a little more they will add the extra window and hole for vents, probably cost less than $150 (that's the quote I got from mine for a 4x6 dog house). Good luck! Steph
     
  4. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto to the above posts, AND you'd have to cut more holes in it for light and egg access PLUS probably build a roost and nest area inside. I'd hate to wash off the dog poo as well.
    You can find a better one.
     
  5. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
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    Thats to much I think for what you are getting. Keep looking on craigslist for materials and maybe build your own if you can (you can do it yourself a lot cheaper) We built ours for under $400 mainly off materials from craigslist.
     
  6. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

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