New Run being built

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Georgiagirl, May 1, 2009.

  1. Georgiagirl

    Georgiagirl Out Of The Brooder

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    Well after loosing all my chicks a couple of weeks ago we are having a chainlink fence installed for the run. Yeah!!!!!!!!
    I was wondering if anyone has ever used a Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler to deter any unwanted visitors near the coop & run?[​IMG]
     
  2. mygor

    mygor Out Of The Brooder

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    No! But that is an interesting idea. I use a 12 volt fence charger and wire to keep the predators at bay. I hope to add a solar panel to it this summer so it won't cost much to maintain.
     
  3. Homesteading_Bound

    Homesteading_Bound Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I havn't used one...I have looked into getting one.... I think it would be a great deterrent...

    Please Keep us posted... [​IMG]
     
  4. Omran

    Omran Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2008
    Bagdad KY
    I never used one, but I will be very happy to see yours if you decided to install one, are you going to put some other small fence at the bottem of the chinklinck fence?
     
  5. Georgiagirl

    Georgiagirl Out Of The Brooder

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    I definately will put hardware cloth around the base of the fence. Underground I will put chicken wire around the perimeter. I will also place wire across the top. Still thinking about the electric fence. Just don't know how to put one in. That's why I was thinking of the "Scarecrow water" method.
     

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