Bird Netting + snow = bad idea

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Oz chic, Sep 16, 2019.

  1. Oz chic

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    No no PVC pipes, was just wooden and metal stakes, around the sides to hold up the wire, nothing along the top edges for support
     
  2. Oz chic

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    This is what we used, we need to keep out small birds, bigger birds are not a problem for us here.
     
  3. Oz chic

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    Thank you to everyone who took to time to respond and offer advice, ww will sit down on the weekend and redesign and redo my enclosure. Our weather here is that of extremes that is for sure. I mean 24 degrees and beautiful sunshine in the day and snow at night...Mother Nature at her best

    Thanks again
     
  4. HenOnAJuneBug

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    This guy says cold is going to stick around all week with snow possible early next week

     
  5. jeepgirl13

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    Here in colorado they're saying were expecting a worse winter last year. And it was pretty bad last year. Feet of snow which stayed for days. Couple storms knocked out power for a while. Thank goodness for the fireplace. Had to dig myself out of the house a couple times. Colorado was shut down completely.

    The natives were saying there hadn't been nothing like it they could remember, and we broke a fee state records.

    I'm not looking forward to it either:hit
     
  6. Oz chic

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    Thanks...we couldn’t have been that lucky to have missed out on our horrible winter could we.
     
  7. Oz chic

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    Sounds horrible, hoping it won’t be as bad as they say.
     
  8. jeepgirl13

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    On your end too! That snow stuff sucks. It stays around until it gets warm outside, and you can't do anything with it except pile it up out the way.
     
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  9. Oz chic

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    Oh it does, it looks so pretty, but is horrible stuff at the same time.

    We still have piles of it in the back yard, and there is a group of snowmen up the road :gig

    With any luck it is all over and and we can get back to the lovely spring days we were having.
     
  10. CWDancer

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    We use heavy duty chicken wire and lots of supports for the run and the roof to keep the critters out. It also will withstand the snow better. I go out and knock the snow down afterwards as we get lots of snow in Minnesota.
     

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