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Building the New Coop Part 2 — Wild About Chickens
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Building the New Coop Part 2

by Annie Janauer on April 25, 2009

in Chicken Coop, Coop Design, backyard farm, chickens, chicks

Tuesday April 22 our friend and neighbor Brad Meyer of Meyer Mountain Farms continued to help us construct our new coop. On this day we put the metal roofing on,

Brad Meyer Screwing the first peice of metal foofing in place

Brad Meyer screwing the first piece of metal roofing in place

marked the siding where the opening to the nesting boxes will be,

Marking the location where the opening to the nesting boxes will be.

Marking the location where the opening to the nesting boxes will be.

cut out the opening for the nesting boxes,

Brad is using a circular saw set 1/4 " depth to cut out the siding.

Brad is using a circular saw set 1/4 " depth to cut out the siding.

and framed up the nesting boxes.

Attaching 2" x4" lunber across studs around nesting box opening

Attaching 2" x4" lumber across studs around nesting box opening

Constructing the rest of the nesting box fram to the building

Constructing the rest of the nesting box frame

Gerald lifts the framed lid on the framed nesting box.

Gerald lifts the framed lid on the framed nesting box.

There is still a lot of work to do but we will be on our own from here. Brad is a good teacher when we finish the nesting box and start on the second one we will see if we are good students.

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