draft free coop door

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by schemi, Nov 16, 2014.

  1. schemi

    schemi Hatching

    Oct 12, 2014
    Southern Oreegon
    I was out in my coop today and noticed the only draft I have is the door for the chickens. It was about 27 deg. when I was in there and a big gust of wind blew right through the door and up out the vents. What are my options to seal the door in a way to let the chickens come and go but keep the draft out. I don't want to lock them in because they like to go out at night. I did make a short tunnel in the run changing the entrance 90deg hoping to deflect some of the wind.
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    90 degree tunnel should work.....
    ....or strips of heavy clear plastic added a few at at time to teach them to push thru them.

    But you really should keep your chooks locked up safe at night to protect them from predators.

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