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preventing digging

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by johnnyboy, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. johnnyboy

    johnnyboy New Egg

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    My coop is rock solid everywhere above ground, now I want to focus on digging. I have metal netting extending horizontally from the baseboards into the grass. How do you secure it? Landscaping pegs?

    I also have an electric fence I plan to incorporate, I'm wondering where to place some of the wires, one right at ground level?
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    If it's attached to the coop, it doesn't need more "securing".

    The grass will grow up through it and anchor it in place
     
  3. Jaxon4141

    Jaxon4141 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If the outside edges are curling up you can use U shaped pieces of wire to pin the outside edges down. As Bear Foot Farm said, once the grass grows through it will be held down for good.
     

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