Could this be used for a chicken coop window (with air conditioning)? If so, how?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jimmywalt, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. jimmywalt

    jimmywalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hate to throw stuff away. I have this old computer that has a pretty neat side door - plexi glass with a fan. So as I'm looking at it I'm thinking of how it could be reused.

    While I don't need it for my coop, I just don't have the heart to throw it away... I was thinking that it might make a good window for a coop, especially since you could hook it up to electricity and use the fan as a sort-of air conditioner for the coop.

    I'm also looking at the plexi glass and wondering if that could be used for anything else? It unscrews from the metal case with just a screwdriver! Heck you could even use that thing as a door I bet.

    So I wanted to post a couple pictures here and see what you might come up with for ideas.....

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  2. txnative

    txnative Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sky light?
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Coops are generally too dusty for fans to last long, but it could be used for a really nice incubator
     
  4. yogifink

    yogifink Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thats an awesome idea!!
     
  5. jimmywalt

    jimmywalt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd love to get some plans on this. I possibly could make one and then sell it. :) We don't have any roosters so no eggs to hatch. Great idea though!
     
  6. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    You might be able use the whole computer case as the basis for an incubator.....with the plexi/fan side as the top.
    Might have to move the fan tho.
     
  8. Arielle

    Arielle Chicken Obsessed

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    Sell the fan.

    Use the plexiglass as a window into a nest box!!
     

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