Chicken Alcatraz

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The chicken run rebuild!

Louise Underhill
Building the run with old tent poles and galvanised 1" wire. Just the front left to do now! Tent Poles, Chicken Runs, Wire, Cabin, Running, House Styles, Building, Home Decor, Chicken Coops

Under the Run

Building the run with old tent poles and galvanised 1" wire. Just the front left to do now!

The coop is done; entrance ladder built & with a hanging hook for night time storage. Chicken Runs, Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Decor, Outdoor Storage, Night Time, Ladder, Entrance, Garage Doors, Home Decor

Finished coop with ladder!

The coop is done; entrance ladder built & with a hanging hook for night time storage.

Typical British summer weather! Rain stops shingle/felting part for today. Typical British, Weather Rain, British Summer, Chicken Runs, Felting, Chicken Coops, Felt Fabric

Tarped!

Typical British summer weather! Rain stops shingle/felting part for today.

With the roof on to allow daylight in, the shingles will go over the apex to seal it in. Chicken Runs, Seal, It Is Finished, Wood, Chicken Coops, Woodwind Instrument, Timber Wood, Trees, Harbor Seal

Access; Finished!

With the roof on to allow daylight in, the shingles will go over the apex to seal it in.

The front is boarded up properly, waiting for the shingles / felting. Typical British summer weather! #rain Typical British, Weather Rain, British Summer, Chicken Runs, Felting, It Is Finished, Outdoor Decor, House, Home Decor

Finished! Front

The front is boarded up properly, waiting for the shingles / felting. Typical British summer weather! #rain

  Chicken Runs, Canning, Home Decor, Chicken Coops, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Home Canning, Home Interior Design, Home Decoration

With the rear boarded and the coop on its final resting blocks, I can say, this coop is heavy!!

The chickens access door is made and hinged on. More to come! Chicken Runs, Doors, Chicken Coops, Gate

Front Door

The chickens access door is made and hinged on. More to come!

It's always muddy this side in the winter, so we've changed the access point for the other and boarded this one up. Chicken Runs, Winter, Painting, Art, Winter Time, Art Background, Chicken Coops, Painting Art, Kunst

Dead Side

It's always muddy this side in the winter, so we've changed the access point for the other and boarded this one up.

Pallets are full of holes... So the anti rat wire is going in! Chicken Runs, Rats, Pallets, Wire, Home Decor, Chicken Coops, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Home Interior Design

Anti Rat!

Pallets are full of holes... So the anti rat wire is going in!

Access doors made and hinged; toomone had to be rehung but it's in. Chicken Runs, Firewood, Doors, Texture, Crafts, Surface Finish, Chicken Coops, Woodburning, Manualidades

Access door

Access doors made and hinged; toomone had to be rehung but it's in.

The reason it's being built; chicks! 8 of them + mum! Chicken Runs, Animals, Chicken Coops, Animales, Animaux, Animal, Animais

Chicks!

The reason it's being built; chicks! 8 of them + mum!

Took a while as had to finish breaking the pallet apart. Done now! Chicken Runs, Pallet, It Is Finished, Home Decor, Chicken Coops, Shed Base, Decoration Home, Room Decor, Palette

Fully boarded

Took a while as had to finish breaking the pallet apart. Done now!

This side will have access to inside so we can clean it. This part though, won't as it's in the run. It is being boarded. Chicken Runs, Canning, Wood, Home Decor, Chicken Coops, Decoration Home, Woodwind Instrument, Room Decor, Timber Wood

Access Side

This side will have access to inside so we can clean it. This part though, won't as it's in the run. It is being boarded.

Roof needs to pitch and this spare roof joist is perfect to allow that to happen. Roof Joist, Chicken Runs, Pitch, Be Perfect, Outdoor Structures, Garden, Chicken Coops, Garten, Lawn And Garden

Back and roof apex

Roof needs to pitch and this spare roof joist is perfect to allow that to happen.