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Sheet metal on outside wall

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With an entrance hole so chickens could fly
Up there, but predators couldn't climb up the metal. ? I thot I saw this idea but can't find it now. Any thots?
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Originally Posted by Crista View Post

With an entrance hole so chickens could fly
Up there, but predators couldn't climb up the metal. ? I thot I saw this idea but can't find it now. Any thots?

Yes I think its a great idea!
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Thankyou. How high do you think the entrance should be. Should there be a peg or something to land on?
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6-8 feet and yes a shelf like structure to land on would be great!
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6-8 feet and yes a shelf like structure to land on would be great!

Do you know anyone who has tried this? The only predator I can think of might be an owl.
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