Unfortunately a couple days ago the EEs got snatched by a nighttime predator and now I have to enclose the roof. I did not originally plan on doing that but will have to figure out the best way to do it. Now we the 4 RIRs that are brought in every night until they are fully feathered.
We learn everyday.
Any suggestions after looking at the coop and run would be gladly accepted.
Well, I'm no expert, but here are my thoughts and questions:
Your pictures are a little small for my old eyes, but it looks like your fencing is made of chicken wire? If so, I really would suggest you go to something more sturdy, like a utility fencing, and definitely surround the bottom with about 2 ft of hardware cloth and a buried apron of about 2' of the same material. This is pricey, but it only has to be done once (I hope). Chicken wire is good for keeping chickens in but absolutely not good for keeping predators out.
It sounds like you are sure they went over the top of the fencing? Any idea what the predator was? Were your birds in the coop at the time? If so, how did they get into the coop? I know what most would recommend, more wire over the top, but I have to admit that I only have bird netting over mine at the moment. But I'm pretty sure my coop is predator proof, so I'm only worried about flying predators I also have a german shepherd mix that patrols my yard. Dogs are a great predator deterrent.
All this should be taken with a grain of salt, as I've only had birds for a month. Good luck!