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Going on Vacation

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Hegatha, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So my family and I go camping on the weekends alot and I dont have anyone to close the door at night. My coop has chicken wire and welded wire around the entire outside and on the roof. I have cement 10 to 12 inches into the ground on the entire outside and cement blocks. Should I be worried? and is there anything else I can use? I plan on leaving the radio on also.
    Thanks
     
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    The chicken wire can easily be penetrated. I'd replace any of that with welded wire. I have an electrified poultry fence completely surrounding my hard wire fence as added insurance against anything getting in. I'd check all your latches and possibly add locks as needed.

    Those are the only things I can think of besides asking a neighbor to close the doors at night. I hope this helps.

    Good luck.
     
  3. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have the welded wire over all the chicken wire.
     

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