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Plastic in the coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Tim in Pa., May 21, 2008.

  1. Tim in Pa.

    Tim in Pa. In the Brooder

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    I have my coop in mid construction and was going to use thick reinforced plastic lumber wrap over the walls to cut down on drafts in the winter as my rentovated shed is fairly drafty ,Will the chickens peck at or eat the plastic wrap?
    Thanks ,Tim
     
  2. Colored Egg Farmer

    Colored Egg Farmer Chicken overload

    Probably.... Don't really know but the safest bet would probably sanwich it inbeween some plywood.
     
  3. Your climate is very much like mine and the plastic will break down and be damaged by wind and freezing temps. Better to insulate properly and save those chicks! Click on my homepage for some ideas, and this section is full of great ideas for securing coops. Tyvex and Typar will shut down drafts, permanently.[​IMG]
     

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