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Help me plan this out please.

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by chickenman4, Feb 6, 2015.

  1. chickenman4

    chickenman4 Hatching

    Feb 4, 2015
    Okay please help me plan this out...

    i need to know where the cheapest place is to get all these supplies...

    1. What wire is cheapest and best to use as the run walls
    2. Where is the cheapest bricks and how many
    3 And the hawk net
    4. How much wood and where is the cheapest

    Oh and i think i am getting 10 x 10

    unless you guys suggest different.
  2. Brookliner

    Brookliner Songster

    Mar 18, 2012
    Southern New Hampshire
    What ever you end up doing don't use chicken wire. Use 1/2" hardware cloth for your run and to cover any windows or vents (anywhere a predator could enter your coop or run). I have found that ordering it on line is half the cst of the local stores. Welcome to BYC. I hope your build comes out great.
  3. medic lynny

    medic lynny In the Brooder

    May 29, 2014
    chicago suburban
    Think like the predator..... only 19g hardware cloth 1/2 " mesh.... ( www.wireclothman.com cheapest) do not forget top and the ground. DO NOT USE CHICKEN WIRE. REMEMBER SHADE THEY HATE THE HEAT.how many chickens 3-4 ?
  4. chickenman4

    chickenman4 Hatching

    Feb 4, 2015
  5. Babblu3

    Babblu3 Hatching

    Apr 22, 2015
    I had a hawk come down right http://e-six-sigma.net on top of my big Delaware while I was in my workshop just feet away. I saw it bank coming around the apple tree and got to her just as it landed ON her. I had stepped into the shop for just long enough to cut a couple premarked boards.

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