1. Bcarlos22

    Bcarlos22 Hatching

    Oct 2, 2012

  2. kichohana

    kichohana Songster

    Dec 28, 2009
    Johnston County, NC
    I'm not sure what we're looking at here, other than nesting boxes. Is that their roost above the boxes? I would also recommend a lot more ventilation. Fully feathered hens don't need to be enclosed in a box and kept warm. It's more important to have clean fresh air - the ammonia from their droppings can make them very sick with respiratory problems. Some ventilation up high above their roosting area will enable vapor/condensation/smells to rise up and out of coop; high enough so that if there is a breeze it's not drafty on the sleeping hens.

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