Hanging the food and water

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Tacswa3, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. Tacswa3

    Tacswa3 Out Of The Brooder

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    My "run" consists of a chain link fence perimeter and netting on the ceiling for aerial predator protection. Anyone have any neat and crafty ways to hang the feeder and water with a set up like this? Only thing I can think of is to run a board across the top of the fence spanning the width and hang them of the board.
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    that sounds about right unless you have a really long plant bracket? i am making the same kennel right now and feeders never crossed my mind.lol i am however, putting 2x4s across to support the chicken wire i bought for the roof. still havnt figured out how i am going to fasten it down
     
  3. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can take a 4x4 post dig it into the ground vertical and screw another across the top making a T then hang the water from one side and food from the other. It doesn't need to be a very tall setup.
     
  4. Tacswa3

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    I used zip ties to fasten my netting to the top rail all around the fence.
     
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  5. Tacswa3

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    Ahhhh, not a bad idea. I like it
     
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  6. chickenboy100

    chickenboy100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you have a few corners, take a few thin but strong poles, put them through the chain link near the corner, and out the chain link in another corner, take a rope, chain, wire, ect. tie it to the pole, and hang your feeder or water off of it, hope that works.
     
  7. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Let us know what you finally go with.
     
  8. Tacswa3

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    I went with the 4x4 "T" design. Hung the water on one side and the food on the other.
     
  9. granny hatchet

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    did you have to cement it in? im not strong enough for that but i bet its nice and handy. is this a run or coop for you? i thought i would have to put a solid roof up for rain and snow.
     
  10. chickenboy100

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    Cool! Good luck, hope it works for you.
     

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