Has anyone ever used re-bar to Preditor proof a run?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by OCChicken, May 9, 2009.

  1. OCChicken

    OCChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I was thinking of pounding 18"-24" lengths of rebar into the ground about 6" or so apart to keep predators from digging into the chicken yard, has anyone tried this?

    Thanks,
    OC
     
  2. nnbreeder

    nnbreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Should work and last a long time. Plus it is fairly cheap compared to other steel.
     
  3. LilbitChicken

    LilbitChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a good idea....and easy to add to any existing coop![​IMG]
     
  4. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you use it, it needs to be placed closer than that. A small digger can fit though a hole of less than an inch.
     
  5. OCChicken

    OCChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I was thinking more along the lines of keeping Racoons, Possoms, and Skunks out, the way I have the entire run built will allow just about any creature 2" and smaller into the penned area.
     

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