New member from nelson New Zealand.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cotterell, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. cotterell

    cotterell New Egg

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    Introduction from Nelson New Zealand. Hi I am really enjoying reading through your site and following the progress of a coop being built. I am in the process of building a new coop and wonder why we don't put the pop hole off the ground, say a metre with a landing platform to stop rats getting in the coop? They and hedgehogs are the main predators here, besides hawks and it would stop having to open the coop each day.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't think anything can keep rats from going where they wish.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  4. cotterell

    cotterell New Egg

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    Thanks a lot will have a look there
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    HI there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    Good luck with your coop build and enjoy BYC!
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. Nofowlplay

    Nofowlplay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my brother used to use rat wire on the grass of the run....he had a large barn he built the coop in with a fenced run to one side.
    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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