Would this make a good coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Hegatha, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:it would need bether venalation and watch it dosent get too hot in summer
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Yes, I would also be concerned about ventilation and if it's sturdy enough not to get knocked down by a hard wind blowing.
     
  4. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:there pretty sturty
     
  5. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:there pretty sturty

    Our local Lowe's has similar sheds and 1 weekend we had bad weather with wind and rain and all of those plastic sheds were turned over by the wind and thrown across the Lowe's parkign lot. That's why I mentioned that.
     
  6. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    It would work here in Western Washington with fairly simple modifications. It should hold up to the rain too. I have seen these style storage sheds made into coops. You may benefit to joining us on the Washington State thread.
     
  7. djjeffery

    djjeffery Out Of The Brooder

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    I suspect it would make a fine coop. Modified a little for ventilation, nesting and roosting.

    I would suggest that if wind is at all a concern you can get some screw anchors used for tying your dog in the middle of the yard. Screw 2 of them per side of your coop. Throw a couple ratchet straps over the top and anchor to the screw anchors.

    I live in windy Alberta. I had to do something similar to hold our cheap gazebo down.
     
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:Good advice.
     

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