Help with wire size & gauge

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by ctychix, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. ctychix

    ctychix Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 15, 2009
    San Francisco East Bay
    Trying to decide what wire to use for the chicken run outside the attached coop. Had intended to used 1 x 1/2 19G but it is quite expensive, has anyone used larger and had predator issues? I'm afraid a coon could reach through 1 x 1, although my hens are secured in the solid coop at night. I don't want to sacrifice security.
    Last edited: Apr 28, 2009
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia

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