Greenhouse run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by MokiYoki, Jan 26, 2019.

  1. MokiYoki

    MokiYoki Chirping

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    We are buying this:
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/QLD-PIC...g-Walk-in-Polytunnel-Greenhouse/192468825788?
    and turning it into a run by reskining it with 12mm hardware cloth.
    only catch is Ill need a skirt too. I was thinking of using plastic roofing panels as the skirt since it wont rust in the ground but I havent seen anyone do similar. So thoughts anyone? Im in Australia btw so SNAKES, dogs, foxes, goanas, and a few cheeky possums is all I have to worry about.

    this is the roofing Im thinking to use:
    https://www.bunnings.com.au/bastion-2-5m-clear-polycarbonate-roofing-sheet_p1010601
     
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  2. Hholly

    Hholly Songster

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    Just my opinion, but, most predators come out at night when they are in the coop. If it's a daytime run, it's probably good as is.
     
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  3. MokiYoki

    MokiYoki Chirping

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    Well the trouble is australian snakes... If any get inside the chooks and I are in for a bad time...
     
  4. Hholly

    Hholly Songster

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    Gotcha! Well, hardware cloth would definitely help with that. Here in the USA, it's very expensive. Do the snakes climb? If they aren't climbing snakes, maybe just a bit around the bottom edge would work.
     

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