should i insulate

Poll closed Jul 31, 2013.
  1. yes i should

    0 vote(s)
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  2. no i shouldnt

    2 vote(s)
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  1. chickenlover45

    chickenlover45 In the Brooder

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    Should i insulate my coop, I live in maryland its kinda cold in the winters the lowest its ever been is 2 degrees F but that only happend once the normal is 30-40 it rarely gose lower but then in the summer its like 85-92 F
     
  2. JackE

    JackE Crowing

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    Those temps are nothing to a chicken. They already have perfect insulation of their own, so they don't need any in the coop.
    Jack
     
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  3. chickenlover45

    chickenlover45 In the Brooder

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    Thx
     
  4. Life is Good!

    Life is Good! Songster

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    I insulated our coop outside of Chicagoland - FOR NOISE!
    We're urban/suburban....so I didn't wish the rooster to be obnoxious to our neighbors (about 75' away).
     
  5. Hokum Coco

    Hokum Coco Crowing

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    Metal Yes.
    Wooden No.
    Insulate against heat not cold.
     
    Last edited: Jul 24, 2013

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