Thursday, April 26, 2012

Pallet Coop "DeVille" is almost ready!


So, we set out on an adventure building our recycled pallet chicken coop!
It was pretty fun ,but just when we figured we were making some headway it seemed to never end! Here we used pallets for the base, floor and studs.


My yard looked terrible with all the broken pallets and junk around but was totally worth saving quite alot of money:)


Then again, we had these sweet turkeys waiting for us to hurry up! these guys are one day old here. and broad breasted bronze heritage breed turkeys.


Meet Biscuit.  That is him above , they sweet little fellow behind him ended up dying unfourtunatly, so bisciut was pretty lonely.  I took him under my wing and hes doing great. Here he is 2 weeks old.



Its almost there!!! We can see the light!  It helped to have a husband who knows electrical, so we could wire in lights and heat lamps. Each side is seperate for turkeys and chickens and night.

Pallet board outside...


Nesting boxes are almost done...




We found this great window used from some neighbors for cheap, so that was a great find!


Geezzzzzzz, I love turkeys, they are so docile & calm.


This is Rocky & Mini awaiting their chicky side to hurry up and be finished...


Now to just keep an eye on all these kitties who are very interested in all the events going on over here!




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9 comments:

Kathy Felsted Usher said...

Your coop is wonderful, you could hold a dance in it! We're waiting to introduce our new chicks to the adults but in the meantime they are in the house in a metal water tank, like they sell them in at the farm supply store. Now they can sort of jump/fly and I found one escapee walking up the hall! I've got chicken wire on top of it now. LOL

Mountain Home Quilts said...

WOW. And wow again! That coop is awesome!:) I LOVE that you made it mostly out of pallets and that it is so spacious...and the nesting boxes....and the window...and the roosts.
You are going to have some happy foul in there no doubt.

Clint Baker said...

How very inventive! That give me lots of great Ideas!

Heidi said...

Hi Ang. That coop is AMAZING. I love your adorable baby turkey Biscuit too. I am excited for your grand opening post and pictures. Thank you for sharing such an exciting project.

Chai Chai said...

We need a new bigger coop but unfortunately the Commander isn't all that good at building things.

The inside looks amazing! I have read that you can't house turkeys and chickens together so it is good that you are going to have them separated.

Electricity inside will be amazing.

Angie said...

Thanks you guys!!!

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