New NJ member. Should I insulate the coop?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Flaca Chick, May 15, 2011.

  1. Flaca Chick

    Flaca Chick New Egg

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    Hi, All.
    Just finishing our coop for our 3 Black Australorp chicks. We live in NW NJ, at a higher elevation. We pretty much get hammered in the winter. We also live a block from a lake with wicked winds coming off in the winter.
    If there's anyone on this site from my area, can you let me know if I need to insulate my coop?
    Thanks!
    -A-
     
  2. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    It sounds like you might need to insulate, if only to avoid dealing with frostbite issues.
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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  4. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your birds.
     
  5. renart

    renart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! Tons of information in the forums here, good luck with your chickenz! [​IMG]
     
  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
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    10 point country boy

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  8. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

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    I have the exact opposite problem....HEAT....[​IMG]
    But you will find lot's of good ideas on here.
     
    Last edited: May 15, 2011
  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. Barred Babies

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    Sounds like it would be a good idea!! [​IMG]
     

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