Dryer vent near coop

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  1. alix321

    alix321 New Egg

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    My house dryer vent vents near the coop. Is this acceptable? And if not should I put up something in front of the coop?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, alix321, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! I really don't know the harm. When you say 'near' how many feet are we talking? Not that I would know the "right" distance, but I really don't see how this would hurt them. Others may have different opinions. Thanks for joining BYC!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Now and then dryer vents spit out lint. I don't know if it would hurt chickens if they ate any or not. I would suppose it wouldn't go down their throats. But who knows chickens are weird - they love things like styrofoam, insulation etc.
     
  4. alix321

    alix321 New Egg

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    I was thinking the moisture that comes with the air might bother them. It's on about 5 feet away.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC
     
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under alix321 [​IMG] Welcome!

    Good question! No idea on the right answer! It might increase the humidity which, depending on your climate, you do not want [​IMG]

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello, and welcome to the forum! I am so glad you decided to join us today, and I hope you will make yourself at home here and enjoy it as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  9. alix321

    alix321 New Egg

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    Thank you all, I am so thankful to have all your experience at hand!
     

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