Translucent Chicken Coop....

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by newbyduckmom, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. newbyduckmom

    newbyduckmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2011
    Snohomish County, WA
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    I admire artistic people!
     
  3. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
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    Very interesting except for the part about it not being predator-proof. I like the idea of natural lighting though.
    The commentor at the bottom of the page brought up an interesting point about poo...I imagine it would not look very pretty stuck to the visqueen!
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Hope it doesn't get too hot in there! A wood shed gets hot with birds, what would a green house coop end up being on a mid summer day!
     
  5. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Now that is cool!! [​IMG]
     
  6. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Exactly my thought.
    Interesting though for ability to allow light but I'd think it would be a sauna in there.
     
  7. Tivona

    Tivona Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice coop. My neighbors have a chicken coop similar to that. Its not quite as artsy. It has a solid roof with a wooden frame with wire on the inside to prevent predators and fiberglass on the outside of the frame. They used the corrugated type of fiberglass. They have a section of double layer wire mesh at the top couple of inches with no fiberglass at the top on the walls allowing venting under the roof eves. The door is wire mesh. Works well for them. Its bright and airy and not to hot in summer but I have no idea how it would work for ducks...I keep looking at it and planing to make something like it one day. The only thing I didn't like about theirs was that it looks very hard to clean between the wire and the fiberglass. Perhaps a kind of hybrid coop between the one you posted and my neighbors with the fiberglass (not corrugated) and the wire mesh against it would be less hassle to clean out cobwebs, dust and whatnot I'm thinking.
     
  8. RunnerWhisperer

    RunnerWhisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very neat, but I agree about it getting too hot maybe for them!? I like the artistic approach though very nice!!
     
  9. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    It is neat looking but I was looking for windows for ventilation.
     

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