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I am doing this!!  tin can lids as shingles on chicken coop, i saw a guy on tv who did something similar w/ soda cans

I am doing this!! tin can lids as shingles on chicken coop, i saw a guy on tv who did something similar w/ soda cans

"That oatmeal this morning was Devine."  "Gurl it sure was."   "My feet were so nice and toasty." "I hope Rebecca makes it for us again tomorrow."

Best Backyard Chickens: Facts about Chickens, Best Chickens for Eggs, Raising Meat Chicken Breeds, What to Feed Chickens & Easy Chicken Coops to Build

"That oatmeal this morning was Devine." "Gurl it sure was." "My feet were so nice and toasty." "I hope Rebecca makes it for us again tomorrow."

The take-home message is: install as much ventilation as high up on the walls as possible while ensuring that the air over the roost remains still. You want the warmest, heaviest air moving up and out of the coop. If necessary, create a roost hood, which is like an awning over the roost (see photo above) to ensure that the pocket of air around the roosting chickens remains still. They're expending energy to keep themselves warm and cold drafts will rob them of it.

Surviving Winter with Chickens

The take-home message is: install as much ventilation as high up on the walls as possible while ensuring that the air over the roost remains still. You want the warmest, heaviest air moving up and out of the coop. If necessary, create a roost hood, which is like an awning over the roost (see photo above) to ensure that the pocket of air around the roosting chickens remains still. They're expending energy to keep themselves warm and cold drafts will rob them of it.

On April 25, 2015 my husband and I packed up our kids and our dog (she travels with us wherever...

Easy Backyard Chicken Coop Plans

On April 25, 2015 my husband and I packed up our kids and our dog (she travels with us wherever...

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