coop door in winter

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by nagelefam, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. nagelefam

    nagelefam New Egg

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    I am wondering if we can leave our coop door open during the winter day and night or should it be kept closed since a lot of wind will get in? I have read that you can hang a towel over the door that the chickens will learn to push through, anyone tried this?
     
  2. Cluky

    Cluky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think it depends where you live and on your own philosophy. personally I have a door that I close in evenings to keep the chickens safe but also warm in winter. they do not like drafts. I think towel would work but then there is the whole safety issue. if chicken can get out predator can get in
     
  3. JackE

    JackE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I leave a whole wall open, no problem.



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