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Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by whirlwindschicks, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. whirlwindschicks

    whirlwindschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in souther Idaho and I just read that we are going to have a rather large wind storms and snow storm tonight with 45 mile winds is there anything I can do to protect my birds more they have a indoor coop that's protected from wind on three sides is this enough or should I do something more for them today thanks for all the comments!
     
  2. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Do you mean their coop is like a run in shelter for a horse? With only three walls, instead of four? Or do you mean something else?
     
  3. whirlwindschicks

    whirlwindschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Well yes kinda my dad had a huge "workshop" that we cleaned out and made a chicken coop. So the wall to enter is open just fenced off I have big prices of ply wood that get attached to that side when its cold or windy
     
  4. Darklingstorm

    Darklingstorm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    might want to attach those big pieces of plywood just in case
     
  5. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    If it's really deep from the front to the back, it might not be too bad at the back. I'd attach the wood now, if it was me.
     
  6. Tracydr

    Tracydr Chillin' With My Peeps

    I just saw that LA had 100 mph winds and a ski area west of Denver reached 123mph yesterday!
     
  7. whirlwindschicks

    whirlwindschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Northern Utah too! Some parts were said to have reached cat 2 hurricane winds! This is why I am worried I live about an hour from there![​IMG]
     
  8. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We had major winds and about 30 degree temps and my girls were running around like they were on the beach at Waikiki!! [​IMG]

    I do close them up in their draft free coop at night though!

    edited for spelling... oops!
     
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  9. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hang on, hope all goes well!
     
  10. whirlwindschicks

    whirlwindschicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Well we didn't get wind like they said we would just snow. So all is good worried and prepared for nothing! Oh well better safe than sorry!
     

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