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Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by pdh8447, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. pdh8447

    pdh8447 New Egg

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    Hi, I am a wannabe chicken raiser. I used to have chickens in the Lower 48 but haven't since I got back home to Alaska. I am concerned about building a chicken coop that will be warm enough in the winter (-25 degree weather) but low cost enough that I can get into it without spending a fortune. And of course, I don't want to lose chickens in winter either.

    If anyone has suggestions or lives in Alaska I'd love to visit either on-line or in person if you live anywhere near the Valley.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Go to "where am I, where are you," in the social forum to find and post on your state thread. I'm sure the posters can give you a lot of tips about having a weather proof coop
     
  3. PoultryHatchery

    PoultryHatchery Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC. I hope this link will help you :)

    http://homemadealaska.blogspot.com/2011/04/keeping-chickens-through-harsh-alaska.html
     
  4. PoultryHatchery

    PoultryHatchery Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC; i cant post links here because we are new here too but i did PM you a link of how to build chicken coops for Alaska weather. Hope it helps
     
  5. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    [​IMG] X2 on checking the "Where am I, Where are You" section of the forum.
     
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    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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