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Preferred Coop Wiring

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by ChickenGuyBry, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. ChickenGuyBry

    ChickenGuyBry In the Brooder

    Mar 23, 2016
    Snohomish, WA
    Hello all, I'm new to Chickens and the PNW. I'll be building a coop soon and wondered if there was a preferred material for the "skin" of the coop up here... should i use regular chicken wire? something tougher? Any advice is appreciated.

  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Crowing

    Oct 21, 2015
    No where Nebraska
    Depends on what you have for predators. Dogs can easily get through chicken wire, as can a raccoon. Usually hardware cloth is the smarter way to go.

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