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#1 January-29-2011 12:56:am

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New coop...

We are running out of space and are building a new coop. I am now breeding so I need a coop for my breeders. Who ever said chickens were addictive. they were right!!!

Here are the first pics we are laying out the floor.
http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2766.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2767.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2768.jpg
http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2770.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2772.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2781.jpg


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#2 March-10-2011 6:46:pm

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Re: New coop...

I thought I'd update the coop building. We aren't too speedy but we are old farts.

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2834.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2835.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2838.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2836.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2847.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2849.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2851.jpg http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2852.jpg


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#3 May-13-2011 6:00:pm

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Re: New coop...

Here are a few updated of the new coop. We have our breeders in it now and are renovating the other two coops. One will be finished today but we still have a little to go on the other. We are making one of our other coops a duplex similar to the new coop except it will have nest boxes only on one side and the other side of the coop will be for grow out. We are putting all of the auto waterers on the outside of the coops as one malfunctioned and we had a flooded coop. We also made shade tables for the birds. We had to put wire around the tops of the tables as they were pooping all over on them. The new coop is the coop on the right side of the pic with all three coops. Here are some pics.

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2920.jpghttp://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2919.jpghttp://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2922.jpghttp://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2963.jpghttp://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee237/aliedaw1/IMG_2923.jpg
This is to clean out under the roosts. There is wire and the poop falls to the ground for easy clean out.


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#4 September-5-2011 12:42:pm

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Re: New coop...

nice job. what material did you use on the sides. is it plywood or what. also what brand of feed do you use?

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#5 September-5-2011 3:15:pm

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Re: New coop...

The older coops we used 2x4's for the framing with 3/8" plywood. On the newer coop we used 2x3's for the framing and 3/8" plywood.
My layer pellets are 22% protein and do contain animal protein-made by ADM Alliance (Pen Pals).


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#6 February-1-2012 11:08:am

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Re: New coop...

I  bought these auto waterers from one of our members ThePamperedPullet, http://www.thepamperedpulletsfarm.com/
We have moved the waterers since the other pictures were taken. One of the waterers malfunctioned and we had a flooded coop so we moved them outside the coops.
you should also try this..
scavenger hunt ideas

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#7 January-2-2017 2:53:pm

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Re: New coop...

THe above posts are older pictures. We are in the process of residing our coops with metal siding and roofs. The plywood is deteriorating. Every year I have repainted the coops but they are still deteriorating. Time to make a change.

https://s24.postimg.org/gp6e6fnk1/2014_05_06_17_40_55.jpg

https://s24.postimg.org/o6fllnd35/IMG_20160421_095230.jpg

https://s24.postimg.org/9br07h3i9/IMG_20160510_103212.jpg

These are the coops we recently changed the siding to the metal siding.
https://s29.postimg.org/t20b5jxhf/2014_11_18_17_08_08.jpg

https://s30.postimg.org/8pmtwai4d/IMG_20170102_093126.jpg


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