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Drafts vs Ventilation

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Gifa, Sep 19, 2012.

  1. Gifa

    Gifa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes, yes... the ventilation page... it's great... but for some of us, a visual is handy. So... I created a 3 minute video today.

    Because I am (a little) unclear on where the line is between a draft and a proper amount of moving air... I come here asking if I accurately demonstrate the difference in the video.
    Last edited: Sep 19, 2012
  2. kallnojoy

    kallnojoy Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 17, 2012
    As a newbie planning out our first coop - Thank you! Great video!
  3. KPenley

    KPenley Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2012
    Anderson, SC
    Thank you! I was wondering the same thing!
  4. JackE

    JackE Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2010
    North Eastern Md.
    That looks good for your coop, but my coop stands that on it's head. I have a full wall that is wide open year round, with other windows to open in warmer months. The coop's winter ventilation is that open wall, which the chickens can stand at, and look out. There is NO other ventilation, over their heads, in the winter. Get the book 'Fresh air poultry houses' and get a whole other idea on what is proper ventilation in a chicken coop.
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  5. carverlin

    carverlin New Egg

    Oct 20, 2014
    Thank you, that was very helpful.

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