Hardware cloth question

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by TracyLK, Jun 18, 2011.

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  1. TracyLK

    TracyLK In the Brooder

    Apr 15, 2011
    We are building a run that is 24 by 8. Our chickens will go in the coop at night but will spend the day in the run. We live in an area with many predators and want to build a secure run. We are using hardware cloth (1/2 inch). Do we have to cover the whole run in this (6 feet high)? Any help is greatly appreciated.

  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    A lot of folks use welded wire for the run and hardware cloth just for the vents on the actual coop.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

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