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Building a coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Vermilion, May 20, 2017.

  1. Vermilion

    Vermilion New Egg

    Jan 25, 2017
    I am planning to build a chicken coop out of an old jungle gym I made for the kids
    It will be off the ground about 3ft. . We live in Duluth Mn. Should I try and insulate
    the coop area or will a light provide enough warmth in the winter. Just starting out so
    any advice is really welcome.

    John Serre Duluth Mn 218-724-5870
    Last edited by a moderator: May 20, 2017
  2. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    Feb 15, 2017
    A light will be sufficient. Although by tomorrow lots of folks are going to tell you chickens can handle -5ยบ temperatures. I can handle freezing temperatures but if there was a heat lamp available I would go stand by it.

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