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Corrugated metal for sides of run?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Travelbuggirl, Apr 11, 2016.

  1. Travelbuggirl

    Travelbuggirl New Egg

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    My husband & I are building a new coop & run. We are thinking about placing cinder blocks around the perimeter 1 ft deep in the ground with metal mesh skirt, with 6" cinder block above ground & 3 ft of corrugated metal above that. Above the metal we will be placing metal welded wire the rest of the way up. My question: Will 6" of kitten wire mesh under 6" of cinder block & 3ft of corrugated metal deter mice/rats/weasels from digging under or climbing up & reaching the welded wire?
     
  2. 5Sons Coop

    5Sons Coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am to scared to tell you YES it will work. Nothing is 100% but it sounds really good.
     
  3. Travelbuggirl

    Travelbuggirl New Egg

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    Lol! Just having a "sounds like a decent plan" thumbs up - is helpful. Thanks!
     

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