How much ventilation

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Terri, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. Terri

    Terri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i can't decide to put vents at the top of this window, or if these windows will be enough.
     
  2. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

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    that looks fantastic. Patandchickens would say more ventilation is always better, methinks. I love the shapes, too!
     
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  3. Terri

    Terri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we do get a few cold days here in NC, but we get heat waves too,
    we going to put soffit in the last run of vinyl siding
     
  4. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    I'd put vents atop the window (or high on SOME wall(s), anyhow), for sure.

    Reasons being 1) you can never have too much ventilation available, especially when you live somewhere that gets hot; and 2) on cold damp breezy days in the winter you are not going to want to have those windows open and even if you did they won't give you as good ventilation as a high-up vent would.

    Of course you can survive without a vent atop the wall, but since it is just about as easy to put one in as not, and it will make your life easier in the future, I'd sure do it.

    Nice looking coop btw! [​IMG]

    Have fun,

    Pat
     
  5. Terri

    Terri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks patandchickens that exactly was we are going to do
     

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