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Metal frame coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Ranch, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. Ranch

    Ranch Hatching

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    Hello. My son and I have no experience building a chicken coop. We are converting a metal storage rack into a chicken coop. I am asking you all about this because I have seen dozens of coop designs online but they are all wood. Any problem with metal frame?
     

  2. CC1892

    CC1892 Chirping

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    Quote:I'd be concerned with heat and humidity in the summer. Research this concern and see
    how others dealt with this issue. Also, a good location would help-semi shade, or morning sun, then shade in the afternoon.

    Have fun
     
  3. Ranch

    Ranch Hatching

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    CC's CoopCuties :

    Quote:I'd be concerned with heat and humidity in the summer. Research this concern and see
    how others dealt with this issue. Also, a good location would help-semi shade, or morning sun, then shade in the afternoon.

    Have fun

    Hi. Thank you very much for your response. What we have now is just a metal frame but everything else is wood. Only the legs and center supports are metal.

    Thanks again, and if any other concerns would appreciate any feedback.​
     
  4. VI KING RANCH

    VI KING RANCH Songster

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    Metal would be fine you just need adiquate ventilation.
     

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