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Heating Your CooP Idea

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by PatNY, Oct 31, 2007.

  1. PatNY

    PatNY Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Everyone,

    This is probably a great and economical way to
    heat your coop and keeping your chickens warm.

    I do not have access to electricity to my coop to
    keep the coop warm and keeping the waterers
    from freezing, so I'm going to try this.

    I know I'm probably not the only one, so I would like
    to share this idea that I found on the internet.

    http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2007/04/26/almost-free-garage-heat-just-drink-a-lot-of-soda/


    I hope everyone likes this idea. [​IMG]
     
  2. SeaChick

    SeaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    That is awsomely cool if it actually works. Please, if anyone tries this, give us updates over the winter!!
    Stacey
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    This was posted a while back and if you search you will find some great ideas on making it work better.
     
  4. First-time-raising

    First-time-raising Out Of The Brooder

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    Looks like a great idea. I kinda think in the dead of winter that it may not increase the temp enough to do much help. But then again I've been told by alot of people that I always think of the negitive things alot.
     
  5. SweetLilRachy00

    SweetLilRachy00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just watched Extreme Home Makeover or whatever that show is called with Ty Pennington.

    They went to Nevada or somewhere and the family didn't have heat, so the son (maybe 14-15 yrs old) had built a large scale model like that one to heat portions of their house. So obviously it works...
     
  6. suburbanhomesteader

    suburbanhomesteader Chillin' With My Peeps

    It works. It works VERY well; so well that the air coming out of the vent, on a cold, sunny winter's day, can be over 100 degrees!!!!
     
  7. aran

    aran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2007
    rochester ny

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