CHICKEN COOP (fortress) west facing wall

CHICKEN COOP (fortress) west facing wall

This side has a heavy woven small grid wire panel. The panel weighs about 200 lbs. It keeps animals out, while allowing for good ventilation. Deep concrete walls with concrete footings keep animals from digging under. The living succulent roof on this side helps absorb rain and helps to maintain temperatures. Excess water drains to a gutter and out into a spot under the lawn. Chickens have a perch so they can see out, since they love to watch whatever is going on in the back yard and we can see and hear them easily. Win Win!
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About ourhomeinthewoods

I am a wife, mother and nana to an amazing little girl! My husband and I have been working on a huge DIY project for since 1999 and for the foreseeable future. A great house and garden on almost 10 acres in the beautiful, scenic Snoqualmie Valley in the Pacific Northwest. We are very enthusiastic amature gardeners and do-it-yourselfers. We also try to balance great results with great economy, or in other words, we love saving money. The more we save, the more we can spend on more great plants!
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4 Responses to CHICKEN COOP (fortress) west facing wall

  1. Pingback: Chicken Coop – North Side « ourhomeinthewoods

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  4. AmySue says:

    Love your coop! What a nice place for your chickens to hang out! I love your living roof, what a nice addition! The bear is a little scary:)

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