Glass window

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by 5sallad5, May 9, 2009.

  1. 5sallad5

    5sallad5 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a glass window in my coop. Is that bad?
     
  2. Andrea G

    Andrea G Out Of The Brooder

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    We just finished building our coop today and put in a glass window. So now I'm wondering about this too. I hope it's ok.
     
  3. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Probably, If it were to break they would gobble the shards up before you knew it.
     
  4. purecountrychicken

    purecountrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a big glass window in mine and they just love to sit in front of it and bath in the sunlight. Plus it lets in light,,,it gets dark in there when gathering the eggs,,its nice to be able to see.
     
  5. chickenguysmom

    chickenguysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have plexi-glass in mine and it faces south. I may be crazy but it gives me eggs earlier in the year because they get more light in the coop.
     
  6. claud

    claud Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have two glass windows and it's fine.
    It's best though to install the windows backwards so you can open and close them from outside the coop- comes in handy.
     
  7. chickenguysmom

    chickenguysmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Smart. I never would have thought of that.
     
  8. Rusty's Ranch

    Rusty's Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a glass window that slides open and closed. I was worried they would try to fly through the glass so we put a couple pieces of tape across the window thinking it would help them see the glass when the window was closed. I get the feeling now that they didn't really need the tape, they see the glass just fine. So far, so good.
     

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