Coop humidity?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by stormrider1, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. stormrider1

    stormrider1 Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 1, 2013
    So it is starting to get cold in Minnesota, and I know you need a well ventilated coop to keep the humidity down, but I haven't saw an actual number anywhere as to what is to high of humidity? I have a thermometer that reads humidity in the coop and have been keeping an eye on it, right now it is usually around 60 to 80% humidity in the morning when I let them out (we have been getting lots of rain lately, so I think that will go down), just wondering if I need to punch more holes in the coop?
  2. DonnerSurvivor

    DonnerSurvivor Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 3, 2013
    Even large commercial facilities do not measure humidity they just keep it as low as possible! If your bedding is not getting wet and sloppy you are fine.

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