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Have you had coon get through hardware cloth?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by allpeepedout, May 21, 2011.

  1. allpeepedout

    allpeepedout Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wondering what actual experiences were.

    1. What's the most secure way to attach hardware cloth? A screw every x inches, 1x2 strip of wood...

    2. How secure is a large hardware-cloth covered "window" in coop, opening about 3 ft high?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Serama Mama 4

    Serama Mama 4 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've never had anything get through hardware cloth.
     
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    I like a screw through what I call a fender washer -- about quarter sized, with a small hole.
     
  4. mxpres

    mxpres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    screws with fender washers work great for me on hardware cloth I space mine about every 6 inches with 1 1/2 inch screws
     
  5. bryan99705

    bryan99705 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't like gaps from stretched wire so I go with fencing staples about ever 1-2 inches
     

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