Las Vegas Newbie well sort of....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by iluvjbonjovi, May 21, 2012.

  1. iluvjbonjovi

    iluvjbonjovi Hatching

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    Hello all. Well, it's been 20+ years since I've raised chickens. And thanks to the Easter Bunny bringing my kids chicks, I'm at it again. The chicks are getting big and have been moved into their temp home out side.

    Coop being built. Not sure about what to do for roofing. Coop design calls for plastic panels but I'm not sure thats the best way to go. Metal would be more cost effective, my concern is will the metal radiate to much heat? HELP!!!![​IMG]
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Metal may be a little hot in your area unless you can insulate the underside somehow
     
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. DeniseL

    DeniseL Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC and back to chickens! Good luck with the coop build - I'm thinking that the metal does sound pretty warm although so does the plastic if it allows light in to heat the coop up. I'm sure you'll get good advice here. Enjoy your chickens! [​IMG]
     

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