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Optimum humidity level within the coop

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

  1. Holly0

    Holly0 Out Of The Brooder

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    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

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    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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