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Insulation question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Mr.Dad, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. Mr.Dad

    Mr.Dad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was planning to put sheets of foam insulation in the coop Jr and I are building.....is there a problem with that?....think they'll pick at the foam?....
     
  2. soonerdog

    soonerdog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mr. Dad, I have already read on this site where chickens will eat styrofoam like candy. Might want to look up the topic and read it. It might persuaed you not to insulate with foam. Is there anyway you could put a sheet of wood to cover it over so the chickens would not learn it is there? Good luck with your decision. Johnny
     
  3. Mr.Dad

    Mr.Dad Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks Johnny....yeah I could cover it.....

    I'm not sure I even need it be honest with you....it's 3/4 in plywood, house wrapped, and cedar shakes will soon be the siding......my main concern is the nail tips inside the coop....maybe I'll panel it and probably insulate anyway while I'm at it......
     
  4. soonerdog

    soonerdog Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yea, just buy some cheap panelling and cover over the insulation......that would be good. Let us have a look at some pictures again when you and the little man get it finished! Good luck, Johnny
     
  5. Mr.Dad

    Mr.Dad Chillin' With My Peeps

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