tin walls for winter?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by abhaya, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. abhaya

    abhaya Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2010
    cookeville, tn
    I am building and I am not sure what to do. I have wire mesh on the walls of my coop not sure what is best for winter. I have a ton of used roofing tin and styrofoam board insulation I anm thinking tin insulated walls for winter to close up the sides I have good ventalation at the top of the coop I have silkies so limited ventalation low so they dont get a draft. I can samdwich the insulation between pieces of tin so the birds cant get at it. I have huge overhangs on my roof so I am not worried about possible leaks from rain
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2010
  2. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    Sounds reasonable.
  3. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    Sounds reasonable to me too.


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