Need ideas for possum proofing

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Pegmlee, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. Pegmlee

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    I have about a 6 inch gap, graduating down, at the top of the pen on two sides where the slanted metal roof meets the top of the pen, which is a converted dog kennel. How do I close this gap? I'm afraid a predator will get on the roof and then crawl thru the gap and then they'll be in the pen. How can I attach hardware cloth to metal? What else can I use? Help!
     
  2. Wyorp Rock

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    Can you post several pictures of your setup including the problem areas?
     
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  3. Tumbling K

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    hog nose rings........but you'll have to use needle nose pliers to close......

    or you could weave slick wire between the hardware cloth and the chainlink.......

    you also need to attach to roof......
     
  4. Pegmlee

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    Wyorp Rock..I tried to post pics, but was not successful...
    BertS ..one of my main questions is how to attach to roof since it's metal.
     
  5. Pegmlee

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  6. Pegmlee

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    Yea...success[​IMG]
     
  7. Pegmlee

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    Yea...success in posting picture[​IMG]
     
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  9. Tumbling K

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    with the current design, you will not be able to attach to the gate.

    to attach to metal, use the above suggestion
     
  10. Wyorp Rock

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