Make a pvc hoop run?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by stone_family3, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Anyone use pvc to make one? They'll be in the coop at night so they'll just be using the run during the day. I'll be anchoring it to the ground.
     
  2. threecutechicks

    threecutechicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds pretty simple for a run. What are you going to cover it with? Chicken fabric is ok, but, I found some nice fencing with 1/2 inch squares in 3ft width, they may have some wider but you can weave the joint together to get it wide enought to cover it. And it was green!!!! It may work great to keep the preditors out. Found it at the local 'big box' hardware store. I may use your idea this winter to keep the girls in my garden to get some free fertilizer!!![​IMG]
     
  3. stone_family3

    stone_family3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have several rolls of basic chicken wire and of the 1 1/2 inch square plastic coated wire (was used to keep a small dog inside of a fence). I was going to layer one on top of the other then put a tarp over half of the run.
     

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