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Chicken Wire Tight

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by foamspoon, Sep 3, 2007.

  1. foamspoon

    foamspoon Songster

    Apr 17, 2007
    Any advice on how to tighten the chicken wire to make the fence tight and not sag?


  2. greginshasta

    greginshasta Songster

    Jul 26, 2007
    Mount Shasta, CA
    Look into the sort of tool used to stretch chain link fence. A few threads recently covered this issue.
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2007
  3. chickenwoods

    chickenwoods Songster

    Apr 29, 2007
    That small gauge chicken wire is almost imposible to stretch evenly.

    I found a bunch of pvc pipe laying around and used them as posts,and put one post every 8 ft,that should help it not look as sagged as much..

    Or you could go buy that heavyer gauged chicken wire,it doesnt sag at all!! I got a holt of 150' of 1" 5ft wire, I LOVE IT!! it is real stiff. and bugs fly into it and fall to my chickens snack lol

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