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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

    Mar 2, 2011
    Southern Indiana
    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?

  2. Serama Mama 4

    Serama Mama 4 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 27, 2010
    I've never had anything get through hardware cloth.
  3. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    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

    Jan 21, 2009
    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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