Dont we ALL hate predators? Help on coop design.

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Sandbellie, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Sandbellie

    Sandbellie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gosh, they annoy me so much!

    I'm getting a coop with a little out side pen underneath the house, and Im wondering what I can put around the bottom to keep predators out when the chickens are
    out in the little extra pen underneath.

    And to just keep them out period!

    Thanks, any help is appreciated.
     
  2. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    Over build and over proof is my suggestion, you can never be too safe and the peace of mind is priceless.

    AL
     
  3. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Hot wire is the only absolute deterrent. Put it about 6 inches off the ground....nothing will come close more than once. [​IMG]
     
  4. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Build it solid and then +1 to the electric fence suggestion.
     

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