Is orange buntin suitable?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by richje100, Sep 9, 2009.

  1. richje100

    richje100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have got hold of a large roll of the orange butin used by workmen. heres a pic.

    Is this suitable to make a large pen for my growing flock? i also want the hens to run about to keep the gras/weeds down on my vegetable plot ready for the next growing season.
    would i need to clip their flight feathers?

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  2. 60ACRES

    60ACRES Stepped in what??

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    You will need to clip if you don't want them to fly out.

    I would be more concerned about preditors. That will not stop most. A small dog can get thru that quickly, others quicker.
     
  3. richje100

    richje100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i suppose i could put another layer above the bottom so it will be twice as high & have it tort so it doesnt move with wind.
     
  4. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you're looking at it only to keep your chickens in, maybe, if your chickens aren't flyers.

    It won't do a thing to deter predators, though. Dogs, racoons, weasels, rats, fox, hawks, etc.
     

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