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preventing digging

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

  1. johnnyboy

    johnnyboy New Egg

    Mar 14, 2012
    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

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    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

    Feb 18, 2012
    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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