All wire day cages

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Ra_, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. Ra_

    Ra_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ironically, I am a bit of a wood freak but I decided to eliminate as much of it as I can from the day cages for my Serama.
    The cages are in a paddock. My only daytime predators are hawks.

    I use the J clips as fasteners.
    This cage took about an hour to build.

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    I've started the next cage and am trying to make it more refined.
    The top will open on this cage.

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    I improvised a bending brake with 2 hardwood planks, 2 clamps & a lump hammer.

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  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    Those cages aren't secure enough, and other predators will show up sometime. Big dogs, foxes, raccoons, who knows? Mary
     
  3. Ra_

    Ra_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've had these birds for 6 years.
    They are inside a fenced paddock.
    The only predators that show themselves around here during the day are hawks.
    The birds are put in smaller secure cages that are inside a goat house at night.
     

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