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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by caspernc, May 31, 2011.

  1. caspernc

    caspernc Songster

    Oct 15, 2010
    Z town NC
    Ok, do chickens like a fan when its hot or do I redirect it so it will pull the cooler night air in?

  2. centrarchid

    centrarchid Free Ranging

    Sep 19, 2009
    Holts Summit, Missouri
    I would be concerned with maximizing air exchange. If reliant upon direct air flow and birds move to get into it, they may be inclined to bunch up. Normally when they get hot, they spread out so promoting bunching up would be counter productive.
  3. lilchick

    lilchick Songster

    May 23, 2008
    Williamsport In.
    I place a fan in window facing out. This draws cool air in the other windows while pulling hot out.

    I do not like using the fan facing inward because it does not cool off the barn as well and the chickens do not need it blowing directly on them.

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