wind direction ?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by waterguy81, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. waterguy81

    waterguy81 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 15, 2011
    Southwest Louisiana
    What is the best direction to face a open air coop in Louisiana ? I was thinking close off the north and west sides and open sides to the south and east. Is this a good year round judgement ?

    Thank you.
  2. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 20, 2011
    middle TN
    You want the sides where you get most of your severe weather to be the closed ones. I don't live in hurricane territory so take that into consideration but I would think you'd want the south and west closed off. You don't really get the frigid winter winds blowing in from the north, do you?
  3. HappyChickenLover

    HappyChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Just pay attention to where rain hits your house the most, I find south is best

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