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  1. BlueLagoonRabbitry

    BlueLagoonRabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can i use batting inslation to insulate small coops or should i use the foam?
     
  2. CARS

    CARS Chillin' With My Peeps

    batting will be fine if you use a vapor barrier and finish off the walls. Well, either way (even with bead board) you will need to finish off the walls so they don't peck at the foam/glass.

    Are you still building yours based on Steve's henhouse?
     
  3. HappyHatch'en

    HappyHatch'en Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto on what CARS wrote....I'm going to use rusty roofing tin to protect the insulation from a previous chicken house....it's real cheap and better than wood, washes down easily.
    HappyHatch'en
     
  4. BlueLagoonRabbitry

    BlueLagoonRabbitry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nope im noy but ok thanks
     
  5. I'M On Island Time

    I'M On Island Time Out Of The Brooder

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    We put the pink foam insulation in, and then covered it with the concrete sheets. Otherwise they will eat the foam like it is cotton candy!!

    It is washable and I scrub it all down 2x per year.

    Kept 'em warm (with a heat lamp) up to -37F this winter.
     

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