Winterizing project done

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by rfeyer, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. rfeyer

    rfeyer Out Of The Brooder

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    Just in time, we are already down to 32F last night!

    Here are a few pics showing the winterized coop - used carpenter grade plastic, 10' sections - stapled the upper and lower edges to 1/2" strip PT which I cut from decking material, then drilled into Run frame. I figure this way it will be all together to be taken down, rolled up and used next winter again.

    The coop is glass heavy - We had several old sliding doors from when we replaced our house sliding doors, and, recently our good neighbor B & K.Smith gave us their old windows after getting new ones. It's good to have great neighbors!

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  2. Judy

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  3. smcgill

    smcgill Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yours looks great!
    I just did half of the run.
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    Half of the roof is covered.
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    He still doesn't trust me!
    I think he likes it.
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  4. rfeyer

    rfeyer Out Of The Brooder

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    Talk about space - great run size smcgill! That should work!

    As for ventilation: the front gable is fully open, also, around the roof is open all away around, except for Hardware cloth. That should do it, though we will have a hygrometer in there as well.
     

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