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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by thoth3g, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. thoth3g

    thoth3g Out Of The Brooder

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    Thought I would do a short intro from my phone:)
    I'm an industrial instrument guy. I haven't owned a flock but have read up and plan to put one together. I'll be automating some of it but prob won't over do it much:) it'll make a nice project for the winter months. I plan to free range as much as poss.
    I'm wondering if I use a moisture sensor on the vent fan whether that would prove to be useful. I will probably just go with a variable speed fan and of course mix it with passive ventilation.
    Anyway...peeps here seem pretty resourceful but if I can help with anything let me know.
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    I also have no clue on what to say as far as the fan goes.

    But glad you joined us!
     
  4. thoth3g

    thoth3g Out Of The Brooder

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    Haha yeah might try it again later. I just like experimenting. The only problem with it is the ambient moisture might be a factor. Also its only half the picture and unless u put a gas detector in....probably best to base it on cfm as long as it doesn't create a draft below I guess
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  5. Balloonjuice

    Balloonjuice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You're way over my head. I just watch the girls and can usually tell when they need more air. I have a large (4x8) window on both sides of the hen house covered with 1/2" hardware cloth. I then have shutters I'm able to open and close as needed (more seasonal than anything else).

    Welcome to the forum and to BYC.

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  6. thoth3g

    thoth3g Out Of The Brooder

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    Ty for the warm welcome.
     
  7. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Enjoy all your poultry adventures and welcome to our flock!
     
  9. ericaruth19

    ericaruth19 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  10. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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