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What percent of humidity is too much in a coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ambe0487, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone know at what percent of humidity too high in a coop? I have a quite a lot of ventilation above their roosts but where they are my hydrometer says 50%
     
  2. flyin-lowe

    flyin-lowe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I read on here earlier today that 50-70% is good. Higher then that will start issues.
     
  3. ambe0487

    ambe0487 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! I was concerned that my 50% was too high.
     
  4. RonP

    RonP Chillin' With My Peeps

    If you have adequate ventilation humidity inside the coop should be very near the same as outside the coop.

    I don't even measure anymore.
     

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