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poultry mesh vs. poultry hradware wire

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by texasrangers1, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. texasrangers1

    texasrangers1 In the Brooder

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    we need to know which is best to put on top of our chicken coop:
    hardware wire or poultry mesh. I have heard a lot of good things about both so now we need some opinions from the people that use both products. I have also heard that the mesh is very forgiving on the birds that are in the coop.
     
  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging 7 Years

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    If you mean chicken wire, it won't keep predators out. Only hardware cloth will do that. Mary
     
  3. welasharon

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    poultry mesh or chicken wire is useless for keeping anything out. You can also use 2x4 fence wire. Unless you have minks or weasels around....
     

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