Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by ilovechickensrock, Oct 26, 2011.

  1. ilovechickensrock

    ilovechickensrock Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 6, 2011
    i was wondering if feed back over the wondow will keep the chickens warm if not please suggest something i cant do hay because they will eat it all so what should i us please help its getting reallyo cold in wyoming today was 30 in the morning and it is 43 now so i need to prepare for winter i will take everything and try it unless its not possible [​IMG] thanks [​IMG]
  2. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 6, 2011
    Pacific North West
    Quote:How about putting plastic over the windows. Now we are not talking about the coop vents right just the window opening? Good luck.
  3. ScottyHOMEy

    ScottyHOMEy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 21, 2011
    Waldo County, Maine
    You could do feed bags over the windows, but if your birds are grown and feathered over they'll get through this snap.

    For the rest of the winter, they'll do fine with temps. The important thing, if they're cooped up, is to make sure they have ventilation but keep the roosts out of any drafty parts of the coop.
  4. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 28, 2011
    Foothills of NC
    You can repurpose feed bags to block open areas to slow drafts. Just cut the bags to get the biggest piece of fabric possible and attach it to areas of the coop that need protection.[​IMG]

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