Easy way to bury wire around coop & run?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by badgerang, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. badgerang

    badgerang New Egg

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    We FINALLY have our coop and run finished, except for burrying the wire around it so nothing will dig underground. Is there any easy way to bury the wire? My husband keeps saying its going to be SOOO much work just to bury the wire. Really??
     
  2. NottinghamChicks

    NottinghamChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    We live in NH and have lots of rocks and granite ledge. What I did is I made a wire skirt aroud the bottom by extending the hardware cloth 14-16" and bending it at a 45deg angle. I just put some loam over that and let the grass grow over it. Simple, no digging, no worry.

    Hope this idea helps [​IMG]
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    My husband keeps saying its going to be SOOO much work just to bury the wire. Really??

    If you think it's not hard, grab a shovel and give it a try.

    Reality is it's pointless to bury the wire when you can stop them at the surface by simply laying it FLAT on the ground and covering it with a thin layer of soil so grass will anchor it in place​
     
  4. badgerang

    badgerang New Egg

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    Ha! Thanks for your help!
     

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