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Is sheet metal ok to construct my hen house out of?

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 Building a new 9x9 Hen house and I didnt know if there are any cons about using sheet metal to use as the skin on it. Thanks for the help. 

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It gets hot in the summer, freezing in the winter, noisy in a rain storm or when they all sing at the same time... Unless you are planning on fully insulating the coop, I wouldn't.
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 Building a new 9x9 Hen house and I didnt know if there are any cons about using sheet metal to use as the skin on it. Thanks for the help. I insulated mine with 2" Styrofoam  and covered it with paneling major problem is that it is TOO HOT in the summer.


Edited by Hokum Coco - 12/9/15 at 6:30pm

Hope this helps,

Check out this link leads to a Video interview on me and my grand daughter done by a local TV Station on our WHITE HOMING PIGEON loft:

http://globalnews.ca/news/1478351/carrier-pigeons-continue-to-connect-family/

If you are not living for something;

You are dying for nothing.

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Hope this helps,

Check out this link leads to a Video interview on me and my grand daughter done by a local TV Station on our WHITE HOMING PIGEON loft:

http://globalnews.ca/news/1478351/carrier-pigeons-continue-to-connect-family/

If you are not living for something;

You are dying for nothing.

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I have tin for my roof. My walls are hardware cloth. I live in Texas, so mine is built for cooling. I just put up plastic in winter for wind block. It's cooler inside the barn/coop in the summer than outside. 

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Chickens need Ventilation!

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Best ever bucket feeder!

Best ever bucket waterer!

Chickens need Ventilation!

Do your chickens need more room?

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