Best way to attach chicken wire?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by my first peepers, Nov 2, 2008.

  1. my first peepers

    my first peepers Songster

    Jul 9, 2008
    South Western VT
    I am finishing up a new run and I'm trying to figure out the best way to attach the pieces of chicken wire for the cover. On the sides I used zip ties join the layers of different fencing but it doesn't seem like the best or most durable method. I'm wondering if there is some other way that you experts use?[​IMG]
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    The people I know that have covered their pens and runs use hog rings. Sometimes you can find the pliers on Eggbid. My feed store has them.
  3. miron28

    miron28 Songster

    Sep 8, 2008
    lenoir north carolina
    i used stapes from a stapler hooked to my compressor. i stapled the top of it then i pulled on the bottom of it as hard as i could to make it nice and tight. hope this helps

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