Western Kentucky Coops - Winter Issues?!?!?!?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by kysilkies, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. kysilkies

    kysilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have yet to insulate our coop in any way since we built it in the Summer...Besides the crazy ice storm last year and the 2 days of 10" snow, it's been what I would call mild here...

    We raise Silkies and want to know if thick insulation is needed inside or would wrapping the outside with siding be enough?...Right now it's all 1/2 wood, 4'x8' and will have 6 chickens in there by Winter...

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    Outside:
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    Thank you in advance!!!!
     
    Last edited: Sep 7, 2009
  2. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Nice house! Stack up straw bales around the sides and cover it with tarps for the winter and you should do fine!
     
  3. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's what I was going to suggest. You could always put a heat lamp in there too. [​IMG]
     

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