is soils a good insulator?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MonkeyZero, Nov 10, 2007.

  1. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    i have been told soil is good. What do y'all think
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    What are you wanting to insulate?
     
  3. MonkeyZero

    MonkeyZero Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Modesto Ca
    well not insulate but help keep chickens warm?
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Soil is cold, similar to cement, put in pine shavings or straw and don't let it get wet. Cover the dirt as it pulls away heat.
     

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