Modified exercise pen as run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by DraftXJumper, Jun 5, 2017.

  1. DraftXJumper

    DraftXJumper Chirping

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    Hello! I am new to chickens, and we are working on our chicken run. My husband is no carpenter, and he doesn't have much free time to build a run by scratch. We found a cheap exercise pen that we are modifying for our girls. We are combining two runs, securing all corners & edges further, bolting it to the coop, adding hardware cloth all over, including edging all the way around as a digging guard. We were also thinking about stone or edging pavers around the outside edges as an added measure. All latches will have clips/carabiners to lock them. I'm still worried this won't be secure enough for nighttime, so any advice would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Could you post a picture?
    Not sure what an exercise pen is.
     

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