What type of roofing for kennel coop?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Hoosiermomma, Aug 8, 2009.

  1. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    Could you get some 2x4's and plywood. and put a slanted roof on top. Similar to the roof on this coop. Around the edges you could put some hardware cloth for ventilation.

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  2. lilchick

    lilchick Songster

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    I have seen people use sheets of tin for the roof. Place a 2x4 underneath on front side to make it slope... Guess you could attach it several ways.....
    Most of us "farmers" have a few sheets left over from pole barns or horse shelters. Ask around or advertise on craigslist. good luck!
     
  3. tiffanyh

    tiffanyh Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Connecticut
    Someone may have already said this...

    But..in my kennel coop, I placed 2x4 across the top and screwed them into the metal frame, then I placed corrugated plastic on that. We had quite a bit of snow this year and it held up wonderfully. I used the clear since my girls are in a shady area already.
     

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