Barn coop question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by epona4, Oct 19, 2008.

  1. epona4

    epona4 Songster

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    I was planning on putting a flat roof on my coop since it will be in the barn. I was wondering if I should do a plywood roof or just have 2x4 "rafters" with hardware cloth on it? And if it gets REALLY cold I could cover it.

    I'm just wanting to make sure the coop will have enough ventilation but stay warm enough.

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  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

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    If there are no drafts in your barn you should be ok with a hardware cloth roof. I'd use 2x4's and plywood, then I could store stuff on top of the coop.
     
  3. lovemychix

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    If your like me...never enough storage. I'd take advantage of the space and use wood. Good luck!
     
  4. Omran

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    I would use plywood, I think it just looks better.
    Good Luck.
    Omran.
     
  5. epona4

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    I was thinking along those lines. I could store bales of bedding on there. [​IMG]

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