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Weekly hawk attacks and loss of two Comets forced me to spend another $110 to cover entire back yard with 2” net.

This stuff is very strong and well made. It was easy to put up with two people once the shingled roofs and trees were covered with tarp.

I stapled it to cheap lath then screwed it to the neighbors wood fence. Tied the other end to the house rain spout.

I have to cut the second 50x50 in half to patch in the rest and put up a few bamboo polls.

 

This is the best price now on Ebay for 50’ X 50’ $54.95 http://www.ebay.com/itm/360668927005

 

I’d like to live just long enough to be there when they cut off your head and stick it on a pike as a warning to the next 10 generations that some favors come with too high a price. I want to look up into your lifeless eyes and wave like this. Can you and your associates arrange that for me? Mr Morden

Vir Coto 2nd Season ; In the shadow of Z’ha’dum

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I’d like to live just long enough to be there when they cut off your head and stick it on a pike as a warning to the next 10 generations that some favors come with too high a price. I want to look up into your lifeless eyes and wave like this. Can you and your associates arrange that for me? Mr Morden

Vir Coto 2nd Season ; In the shadow of Z’ha’dum

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Thanks for the info! Yesterday afternoon, I saw a hawk circling the yard above my girls and was wondering if some sort of netting would work to prevent attacks. I am definitely going to check this out.
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Wow!!  Let us know how it holds up...what about snow?

Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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Great article on VENTILATION, one of THE MOST IMPORTANT aspects of coop design.

Fantastic treatise to help decide how much SPACE your chickens need.

 

Chicken math is not just 'addition'...but also should include Division, Multiplication and especially Subtraction!!!

 

Quoting centrarchid:

"Make every effort to understand your chicken's biology and the environment that supports it."

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post #4 of 6

This looks awesome!

chickens and horses and dogs... OH MY! ...and 3 inside cats, too. =^_^=
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chickens and horses and dogs... OH MY! ...and 3 inside cats, too. =^_^=
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post #5 of 6

Looks great!!!!!

5 Red Star hens

5 White leghorn hens

14 cream Legbar girls

1 Red Bar

1 Easter Eggers

1 Easter bar

3 French Copper Marans hens

2 Speckled Sussex

2 Cream Legbar roosters

=34 total 

AND, Lots of chicks

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5 Red Star hens

5 White leghorn hens

14 cream Legbar girls

1 Red Bar

1 Easter Eggers

1 Easter bar

3 French Copper Marans hens

2 Speckled Sussex

2 Cream Legbar roosters

=34 total 

AND, Lots of chicks

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Hi RAnst4038,

 

How is this enclosure working out for you?  I have a smaller yard and between protecting my chickens from predators, keeping my cats in my yard and keeping the neighbors evil cat out of my yard, I'm thinking something like this attached to the wood fences would be great.  Would love to hear how this is holding up for you and if there are any lessons learned or improvements that you've made.

 

Thanks!

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