Chain link for roof?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by cityturncountry, Mar 20, 2015.

  1. cityturncountry

    cityturncountry In the Brooder

    Mar 20, 2015
    Would chain link be a good enough temporary roof for a run? I know chain link is not good enough for the sides of the run because of the ground predators, but for roof I can't imagine a hawk of owl getting through. We have an abundance of chain link and was hoping to cut down costs for the roof, but we want our chickens safe so I thought I'd ask here.
  2. fried green eggs

    fried green eggs Songster

    Mar 25, 2011
    S.E. Michigan
    Lots of people use chain link for run fencing with added wire poultry cloth or hardware cloth around the sides and a apron of hardware cloth around the bottom.

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