wintering....

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by manbear14, Sep 24, 2013.

  1. manbear14

    manbear14 Out Of The Brooder

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    hey guys,
    just looking for some advice on wintering my girls. I live in Western NY. Do I need to insulate my coop? I have 5 leg horns and used the Purina Coop design. Any advice and tips would be amazingly helpful.
    ~manbear
     
  2. OleSandhiller

    OleSandhiller Out Of The Brooder

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    I would insulate. Lets you ventilate more and keep the moisture down.
     
  3. yogifink

    yogifink Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would graze through the link aart posted and look threw a few other threads. Many different opinions on this and you will need to come to your own conclusion. I think most will agree is that the concern is not insulation but ventilation. IMHO, skip the insulation, close up any nasty drafts, keep an eye on moisture and you should be good.
     

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