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Coop Windows

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jennyf, May 7, 2016.

  1. jennyf

    jennyf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Working on a Wichita style coop and planning on using a basement sliding window for the window on the nest box side. On the front big cleaning/access door, would it be a bad idea to use a 24x24 inch window? That seems big to me, it would take up most of what will be about a 3 foot by 4 foot door. Too much light for them at night? I know I could theoretically build my own windows but carpentry is not my strong suit! Looking on Craigslist but so far no luck.
     
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    Leigti Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think so. As long as the sun isn't going to hit it directly and turn it into a greenhouse. I'm no expert, but I think it's good to have a coupe with lots of light. I don't have any electricity to my coupe, no lights.
    I have two windows in the front that are 28 x 38" each. On doors that are 44 inches across. [​IMG]
     
  3. jennyf

    jennyf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the thoughts and pic, super helpful!
     

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