KEEPING COOP COOL????

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by NickyNawlins, May 10, 2008.

  1. NickyNawlins

    NickyNawlins Out Of The Brooder

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    It gets really hot and humid where I live so would it be best if I install a ventilation fan in my coop so it will stay dry and kinda cool? I plan on getting some Buff Orpingtons...
     
  2. beekybuzzard

    beekybuzzard Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wouldn't hurt to, I have 2 in mine, one at each end of the building. My chicken barn is about 30'X10' so with around 100 chickens in there they need the extra circulation. Good luck with the buff orps.
     
  3. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm on the Texas Gulf Coast so hot and humid is the norm here.

    We have four 3' x 4' windows in our coop covered with hardware cloth for cross ventilation and we also use a fan.
     

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