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  1. doghamstyluv95

    doghamstyluv95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Apr 28, 2007
    should we put chicken wire over the top of our chicken run? the fence will only be about 4-5 feet high
     
  2. Southern28Chick

    Southern28Chick Flew The Coop

    Apr 16, 2007
    I have 6 foot walls on my 40'x50' chicken yard. I'm going to cover the top with deer netting zip tied together. We have a lot of hawks around here. Also, if you don't clip your birds wings they can fly/jump over your run. It's way safer if you do cover the run but it's up to you.
     

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