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Coop comfort

used pallet chicken coop day 2

chicken pasture coopThis part of the chicken coop building process involves looking in the barn at what salvaged materials are available.

One of the things I would change about the first chicken pasture coop was the height clearance. The way I configured the roof had me ducking towards the roosting end.

I figure making this one tall enough for me to walk through will provide even more opportunities to install primary and secondary perching areas in an attempt to reach maximum coop comfort.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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