1. DecT

    DecT In the Brooder

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    we brought some land and it had a built-in chicken coop in a brick shed, it has 4 rather large windows some 2 are partially-covered and 2 open, should I cover some???? or just the windows that are directly in front of roost???????? pls, help! Many thanks
     
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  2. ValerieJ

    ValerieJ Crossing the Road

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    Pictures and dimensions would help.
     
  3. DecT

    DecT In the Brooder

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    okay, I will try to get them, might be tomorrow
    MT
     
  4. Nor-Cal Chickens

    Nor-Cal Chickens Chirping

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    Good ventilation helps. As long as the chickens don't have a direct draft on them while roosting you should be good.
     
  5. DecT

    DecT In the Brooder

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    thanks for your reply
     
  6. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    The windows right at roost level will be nice to open in a hot summer, but you need them closed in winter, and GOOD ventilation away from the roosts.
     
  7. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    My Coop
    Yes, this^^^ please.
    Pics inside and out...and how many birds.

    Also.... Welcome to BYC! @DecT
    Where in this world are you located?
    Climate, and time of year, is almost always a factor.
    Please add your general geographical location to your profile.
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  8. DecT

    DecT In the Brooder

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    20191108_104722.jpg 20191108_105014.jpg 20191108_105229.jpg 20191108_105205.jpg
    20191108_104806.jpg 20191108_105408.jpg 1st and 3rd pic are the same window. partially covered
    2nd is above the nesting area. all open.
    4th pic is from the roasts so the door is opposite, not covered.
    the last 2 pics are the same window just the top isn't covered
    sorry not the best pics:rolleyes: does this help?:confused:.
     
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  9. DecT

    DecT In the Brooder

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    or do you need dimensions also?
     
  10. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

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    My Coop
    Wire mesh looks of good size.
    But kind of confusing as to where the coop actually is,
    I don't see any roosts or nests.
    Some pics of the outside of building from farther away might help.
     

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