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floor for the run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chickenrunlady, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. Chickenrunlady

    Chickenrunlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are your thoughts on this please.
    I want to build my run with a"floor" of hardware cloth. I will be moving it around the farm and wish for the floor to be predator proof. And since I need to move it around I can not dig the cloth into the ground. So I was thinking of covering the floor with it. Thoughts and experiences please.
     
  2. ScottandSam

    ScottandSam Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    if I'm not mistaken most chicken tractors for meat birds are built with a floor of wire. someone with experience should chime in.

    Scott
     
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  3. Chickenrunlady

    Chickenrunlady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, these will be layer. It's for safety, when I wil be home I will let them loose to enjoy the area and grass and hopefully not my garden ;) At night they will be tucked away but I don;t want to take the chance of anything getting in.
     

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