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Chicken Coop Tardis (2010 NST)

Started by daveninja, Mar 08, 2012, 04:29 pm

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daveninja

Oct 03, 2012, 01:38 am #15 Last Edit: Oct 03, 2012, 01:44 am by daveninja
Pictures!

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Long shot of coop and run

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Roof with undersized solar lamp

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secure run with flap door to less secure run

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ramp from run to coop

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left egg door

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right egg door

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closed egg doors

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left side (side with egg doors)

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full shot of tardis coop

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door from coop to run (from inside coop)

daveninja

Oct 03, 2012, 01:39 am #16 Last Edit: Oct 03, 2012, 01:47 am by daveninja
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Front with windows closed

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Front with windows open

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Pull to Open door open. view of roost window

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pull to Open door closed

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bolt to lock front left side door

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front bottom doors closed

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view of coop with top doors open

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front bottom door open (storage space for pine shavings and Sweet PDZ)

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view of windows from inside of coop

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view of back vents from inside coop. for ventilation while windows are closed

daveninja

Oct 03, 2012, 01:40 am #17 Last Edit: Oct 03, 2012, 02:16 am by daveninja
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The roost, poop tray and egg boxes. The 'poop tray' is a shallow shelf that holds Sweet PDZ, a granular substance that is used in horse stalls to absorb the horse pee and block the smell. In the tray it works like cat litter to make the chicken poop scoop able and less smelly

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Since my tardis's doors open out instead of in, i needed a different type of night latch lock

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shot of the front with all 4 doors (2 upper, 2 lower) open

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Inside the coop. I plan to eventually add another higher roost across the back

linkjrep

Suddenly, I wish I was a chicken.

I like the roost window! Kudos!

DoctorWho8

Looks great!
Bill "the Doctor" Rudloff

mordrogyn

Think Geek just linked this onto facebook
(http://i50.tinypic.com/20kan9v.jpg)

solarb

I think all chickens should be housed this way.

Very nice.


mordrogyn

wow 3 times in days you've been linked on facebook now Dave, and one of those times was the actual doctor who page (could be more links, but can only tell you what I have seen).

Congratulations you're famous!
.... well your Tardis is. ;)
(http://i50.tinypic.com/20kan9v.jpg)

daveninja

yeah its crazy seeing my coop pop up everywhere. I cant wait to read all the comments

daveninja

The Tardis coop survived the winter. It was leaking enough somewhere along where the roof hit the back so i threw a tarp (with a hole cut out for the lamp) over it for the last few months. Before next winter, i'll have to put some roof leak repair goop on the back/roof and touch up the paint. The chickens are doing great. Went through molting and started laying eggs again