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Hi All,

So, after tiring of waking up to my regular as clock work 5am crowing rooster, I decided to make him a sound proof (or at least sound dampening) box.  I wrapped formaldehyde free fiberglass around a box, and then covered that with another box.  I made a little perch that I could put inside of it.  Then I simply put the rooster on the perch, and the box over him.  I prop up a corner with a marker to let a little air in.  It works great.

But, now I'm reading that ammonia buildup from poo can trash a chicken's lungs.  I was thinking about buying a little fan that I could point at the corner of the box that's propped up, to circulate the air around my rooster.

Does anyone have any other ideas?  I ADORE my little guy and don't want to harm him. 

FYI, my rooster is having to stay inside right now because he was a December baby.  I've tried just cooping him up in closets at night, but my house transmits sound VERY well--so I need something better.  Plus, he's a Serama, and my understanding is that he'll need to be brought in on nights below about 40F degrees, anyway.

Thanks for your help!


Edited by sunkistjunebug - 2/22/11 at 4:50pm