Optimum humidity level within the coop

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Holly0, Dec 15, 2011.

  1. Holly0

    Holly0 Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 11, 2011
    Is there an optimum relative humidity level / range for inside the coop? I know there is for incubating eggs. My coop is just under construction now. It is part of a larger structure which is highly telemetered (greenhouse). Maintaining humidity levels, within a specific range, in the greenhouse are very important. I was just wondering if the same applies to inside the coop? I have 2 large windows for ventilation (1 sq ft per chicken), but am still concerned about the humidity level.
  2. wyododge

    wyododge Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2011
    As close to the humidity level as the outside air as possible. We use Deep litter which provides a little buffer, but and open coop is a healthy coop.

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