orange construction fencing for additional run space?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by jjakaus, Dec 28, 2013.

  1. jjakaus

    jjakaus Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 23, 2011
    wyandotte, mi
    Hello All!

    I have a covered run that is about 10x8. The coop is inside, but raised, so the chickens have full floor space. I only have 4 hens. Technically they have plenty of room, but I am a "more is better" kind of pet owner. I live in a city where they cannot roam free. I try and let them out for bits of time, but in the winter, that is not always doable. I was wondering about building an extra run space using the orange construction grid plastic fencing. It would only be accessible if I let them out, so it does not need to be predator proof. I am more concerned about it being chicken proof. I would cover the top too, so they couldn't fly out. Does anyone have any experience with this? Can the chickens pull it apart?

  2. BrickWall Honey

    BrickWall Honey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 24, 2013
    Accomac, Va.
    Chickens won't pull it apart. It'll be fine for them, as you said not predator proof though.

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