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Coop update

01-24-2014 05:48 AM by mervillehomesteader | 3 comments »

Just thought I would add some shots of the doors and interior as per requests. The thing is only a few months old and already getting the creepy barn cobwebs hanging from the rafters. The chickens really dig it and we are now getting about 16 eggs a day. Happy, happy chickens Heres the dutch doors at the front. Not a bad challenge, just 1/2 inch cedar panels sandwiched with more 1/2 inch cedar for the rails and stiles. This is the roost. It is simply attached with a screw at each rafter making a hinge, and when you want to clean you just lift it out of the way. These are the double side doors. A close up of the slider to lock them. Note the rays of light. Will be doing a shiplap ...

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