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hardware stores should have them (lowes, home depot,etc..)
they usually will sell them in roll..they are solar screens-- with 80-90% block .. it should be in the windows area of the store
80%-- you can still see through ok
90% it's pretty hard to see through
personally i would not wrap it around the coop/run since these materials will absorb the sun rays.. and heat up .. so wrapping it around the run will make an oven- like space for your chickens :/
the same concept of sitting next to a tinted window.. you can still feel the heat radiated from the window even thought most of the sun rays are blocked..
i have something similar..
i have these lying around the house so i'll use them to cover the top (like shading from a tree for the coop/run)..
got 3 of these from costco a few years ago 6'x8' block about 90% of the sun .. i think it was $50/each 6-7 years ago though..
i had no need for them when we moved to the new house with full patio cover.. so now i'm taking them out of the garage and putting them to good use
Edited by BruceAZ - 6/4/16 at 5:38pm