Chicken coop

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Project by leehughie posted 09-06-2012 06:27 PM 1600 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chicken coop condo (Miami Style)

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#1 posted 09-06-2012 08:27 PM

Very nice coop and run. The clear roofing material we could not use here in Hawaii…way to hot, but works great in our green house. I used metal roofing on top of plywood, but I added screen all around the top of the coop. I really like the way you built your run. How many chickens do you have? We started with 6 chicks and 4 of them turned out to be roosters….need more laying hens

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 09-06-2012 09:01 PM

LOL, I built it for a friend. They have five chicks and only one turn out to be a rooster. I would have done the same as you with the plywood on top but they wanted something to let more light through. They also wanted something that they could move in a year or two, so i made it a little lighter than I would have if it were long term. Thank you for taking a look…

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#3 posted 09-06-2012 11:09 PM

Nice job Lee.
Plenty of room for those chickens to scratch around, and a nice place to lay & sleep.

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#4 posted 09-07-2012 12:19 AM

Nice coop, although I’ll admit to not knowing anything about chickens or coops. Is that wire fencing strong enough to keep out alligators? Just kidding.

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