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This is probably a stupid question... but

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DreamsInPink, Apr 1, 2016.

  1. DreamsInPink

    DreamsInPink Chillin' With My Peeps

    What is the different between 'lots of ventilation' and drafts?
     
  2. owlflights

    owlflights Out Of The Brooder

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    In my opinion, drafts are areas that let in cold air directly onto your birds. Like if you had a small hole next to your roost that let in cold air, thats a draft. If you have a vent high up away from the birds, that's ventilation.
     
  3. DreamsInPink

    DreamsInPink Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ok, thank you. I will have no drafts and plenty of ventilation. :celebrate
     
  4. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Gently moving air in coop is good......air moving fast enough to literally ruffle the feathers of birds on roost is not good and would be considered a draft.
     
  5. DreamsInPink

    DreamsInPink Chillin' With My Peeps

    That makes sense. Thank you. As I said, I should be good, as long as my idea of ventilation is adequate. Which makes me happy.
     

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