The Backyard Coop http://www.backyardcoop.com Chronicling our chickens Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:48:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Chicken coop kits from Carolina Coops http://www.backyardcoop.com/2016/08/chicken-coop-kits-carolina-coops/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2016/08/chicken-coop-kits-carolina-coops/#respond Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:34:53 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/?p=186 Carolina Coops makes great custom coops, but for those on a tighter budget or are more of a DIYer, they also offer chicken coop kits and panelized coops.

Their chicken coop kits includes everything you will need to build you coop, and has no pre-fabrication. They provide all the materials, pre-cut and sized, though [...]

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Carolina Coops makes great custom coops, but for those on a tighter budget or are more of a DIYer, they also offer chicken coop kits and panelized coops.

Their chicken coop kits includes everything you will need to build you coop, and has no pre-fabrication. They provide all the materials, pre-cut and sized, though you will need to have tools like a screw gun, hammer and tape measure.

The pre-fabricated kits have the coop mostly assembled, leaving just a weekend project to finish the chicken coop.

To see the difference between their panelized coop and kit coop, check out this video from Carolina Coops:

Find out more about the chicken coop kits and panelized coops at Carolina Coops’ website.

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Carolina Coops has some gorgeous chicken coops http://www.backyardcoop.com/2016/04/carolina-coops-gorgeous-chicken-coops/ Sat, 16 Apr 2016 18:23:09 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/?p=180 We got our chicken coop about 5 years ago from Carolina Coops but are kind of wishing we had waited because their chicken coops have gotten so much fancier and beautiful over the past few years.

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We got our chicken coop about 5 years ago from Carolina Coops but are kind of wishing we had waited because their chicken coops have gotten so much fancier and beautiful over the past few years.

We would have considered their chicken coop kit or prefabricated coops, it looks like it would be easy to assemble that ourselves. The biggest issue with building a chicken coop to us is all the measuring and cutting of lumber, but Carolina Coops provides pre-cut and pre-drilled lumber and instructions. They even include some of the necessary tools to assemble it.

However, it is the options they have available on their custom chicken coops that are making us think we need to upgrade our chicken coop. Some of the interesting options look like the window sliders, screened hen house doors, solar package, wifi controls for doors and lights and the deep litter bed.

For anyone who wants an awesome looking chicken coop, custom built or from a kit, we highly recommend Carolina Coops. They also offer delivery and shipping options, so even if you don’t live near their shop, you can get one of their coops at your home.

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-29 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2012/06/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2012-06-29/ Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2012/06/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2012-06-29/ Shade + fresh water RT @tourdcoop: temps will be soaring way over 100 this weekend in the SE, how do you keep your hens cool? #

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  • Shade + fresh water RT @tourdcoop: temps will be soaring way over 100 this weekend in the SE, how do you keep your hens cool? #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-29 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29/ Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29/ From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #

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  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-29 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29-2/ Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29/ From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #

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  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22-2/ Fri, 22 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22-2/ It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? # This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #

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  • It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? #
  • This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22/ Fri, 22 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22/ It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? # This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #

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  • It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? #
  • This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-01 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-01/ Fri, 01 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-01/ Thanks to @BarJD for the #FF in reply to BarJD # For some, backyard chickens are a way to 'keep it local' http://t.co/8QBVEw5 #chickens # About 3 weeks with no eggs as the broodiness continues. Today, I bought eggs for the first time in a couple of months. #chickens # @Emma_Peacock @MommysPen It's definitely [...]

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  • Thanks to @BarJD for the #FF in reply to BarJD #
  • For some, backyard chickens are a way to 'keep it local' http://t.co/8QBVEw5 #chickens #
  • About 3 weeks with no eggs as the broodiness continues. Today, I bought eggs for the first time in a couple of months. #chickens #
  • @Emma_Peacock @MommysPen It's definitely a bummer and looking forward to getting eggs again, even if I have to wait until the spring. in reply to Emma_Peacock #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-17 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-17/ Fri, 17 Sep 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-17/ The Importance of Water: http://bit.ly/cKUAUa via @MurrayMcMurray #chickens # #FF @MurrayMcMurray @WendyENThomas @BrinseaUS @henthusiasts @ChickensOnCam #chickens # Not much to report: Chickens still broody, no eggs for almost a week now. # @Emma_Peacock Someone needs to tell them we have omelets to make! in reply to Emma_Peacock #

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  • The Importance of Water: http://bit.ly/cKUAUa via @MurrayMcMurray #chickens #
  • #FF @MurrayMcMurray @WendyENThomas @BrinseaUS @henthusiasts @ChickensOnCam #chickens #
  • Not much to report: Chickens still broody, no eggs for almost a week now. #
  • @Emma_Peacock Someone needs to tell them we have omelets to make! in reply to Emma_Peacock #
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    Twitter “Weekly” Updates for 2010-09-03 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-03/ Fri, 03 Sep 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-03/ Two of the #chickens still broody. The past 3 nights I've lifted them out of the nestbox to put them up on the perch. They are quite ornery. # From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27: #FF @heather_perara @Mom2Punkadus @henthusiasts @We… http://bit.ly/dkyiqs #chickens # Once again, 1 egg yesterday. After dark, I've been [...]

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  • Two of the #chickens still broody. The past 3 nights I've lifted them out of the nestbox to put them up on the perch. They are quite ornery. #
  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27: #FF @heather_perara @Mom2Punkadus @henthusiasts @We… http://bit.ly/dkyiqs #chickens #
  • Once again, 1 egg yesterday. After dark, I've been taking the 2 broody #chickens out of their nestbox and putting them on their perch. #
  • @jackie_blkwell I really can't block the nest boxes – I have 2 other chickens, 1 of which is laying. And not ready to deal with chicks yet. in reply to jackie_blkwell #
  • Chickens laid 9 eggs this week after 18 the week before. I guess with half of them gone broody, that was to be expected. #
  • This letter writer has some good points, but I mostly disagree http://t.co/yzQnAEy #chickens #
  • 7th straight day of just 1 egg. My egg reserves are down to 2, the lowest it's been in about 3 weeks. #
  • @Mom2Punkadus I've got 2 broodies, and I'm not sure if both of the other 2 are laying, or just 1. It's hard to tell those 2 apart. in reply to Mom2Punkadus #
  • @mendiola32 As recently as less than 2 weeks ago I got 3 eggs in 5 out of 6 days from my 4 hens. in reply to mendiola32 #
  • @mendiola32 Two of them have gone broody, they are spending the whole day in the nestbox. Apparently the Brahma breed can get rather broody. in reply to mendiola32 #
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