Protecting the Run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by achake01, Jun 13, 2010.

  1. achake01

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    Hi All---
    My coop/run are under construction, and my question deals with predator-proofing underneath the door to the run. In general, I skirted the hardware cloth around the run from outside-to-in, and then stacked a dry stone wall on top (for both safety and aesthetics). But underneath the door poses a quandary. I was thinking of maybe digging a 2 to 3 foot trench underneath the base of the door, and then laying some stone...would that work?
    See pictures attached, so you can see what I'm talking about.
    Thanks as always
    Anne Marie

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