Building a coop and run

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Mechanic1987, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. Mechanic1987

    Mechanic1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it ok to use treated lumber in the coop and to hold the wire for the run? I have never heard any one address this, or I may have overlooked it.

    Thank you,
    Ray

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  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At one time, treated lumber was considered to be dangerous due to the Cyanide used to treat it. It is my understanding that they do not use that anymore. You may want to check with the company selling it to the lumber yard to make sure.
     
  3. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    I agree and hope it's ok, cause it's in my pen for years with no problems.

    bigzio
     
  4. Mechanic1987

    Mechanic1987 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks Jaynie and Bigzio for your help I will check to see, but if you have used it Bigzio for years that puts my mid at ease.
    thanks
    Ray [​IMG]
     

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