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homemade chicken coop
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  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    When I first started looking at building my chicken coop, the first thing I did was go out on the net and look for pictures. There are all kinds of examples out there, but I needed to go cheap. Cheap as in building the window out of scrap material. I see no reason to buy a window, when one can...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    A month or so ago, I posted pics of the brooder I built, and here's my coop thats almost done. I like some finishing touches, trim work and the outside run, which I'll add in a few days. Its a 6x8, which is the 4x8 sheet of treated plywood with a couple coats of killz paint and 2' of hardware...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    How much room do chickens need on the roost / perches? Over the weekend my wife and I finished up the second half of the chicken coop. After installing a vent window, I realized that the 2x4 board nearest the window is too high. My wife and I are going to take the side of the coop off (the...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I got some Chickens a few days ago and converted my dog lot into a chicken coop. I have 4 Rhode Island Red hens and 1 Rooster and 4 Astrlorp hens and 1 Leghorn hen. The last picture is of the Rooster Bullets I go this morning. :rolleyes: Pictures are worth a 1000 words, so let me shut up...
  5. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    One of my goals for 2012 is to build a chicken tractor for two or three hens. I have already penciled out a sketch for the overall layout. I'm still tossing ideas around for the waterer and feeder. I'm guessing it will be on the order of 10' to 12' in length and 3' to 4' wide. That will be...
  6. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Will OSB stand up to the weather to work as walls for my chicken coop? It will be outside.
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