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Winterizing the coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by SunnysideupstateNY, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. SunnysideupstateNY

    SunnysideupstateNY Songster

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    Hello!

    This is my second winter with the girls. I have an A frame coop which includes the run so most of the coop is fencing. Last year I cut shower curtains to fit over the wire but would prefer not to do that again. Does anyone have any other cheap ideas? My biggest dilemma is how to attach the material as the only available surface is the wire itself and some of the exposed frame.

    Thanks!
     

  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    You can buy clear vinyl "cloth" at most fabric stores. Secure it in place with furring strips screwed on to the existing frame. Allows the sun in, but keeps rain/snow out.
     
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  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Crowing

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    You could also possibly use grommets with string/twine/rope. Duct tape isn't the best in freezing weather and can leave a sticky residue.
     

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