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Question about windows, cover with anything to prevent predators?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Iansmommy, Apr 26, 2008.

  1. Iansmommy

    Iansmommy In the Brooder

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    I was wondering if we need to cover our windows with anything other than a regular screen when they are open? If so, what do you cover them with? Also do you them cover them on the inside or outside? I was thinking about covering them on the inside with hardware cloth, but them I realized I wouldn't be able to open a close the windows.[​IMG]

    Thanks
    Leah
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2008
  2. Matt A NC

    Matt A NC Crowing 11 Years

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    I cover with hardware cloth. Which side depends on how the window opens. I like to be able to close the window in the winter without having to remove the wire. Kinda lazy on my part, but it works.

    Matt
     
  3. Our windows tilt outward . We open them from the outside. They are coverd with wire on the inside.
     
  4. Tutter

    Tutter Songster

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    I would, almost everything enjoys a chicken dinner, it seems. We use hardware cloth.
     
  5. HR Patterson

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    1/2" Hardware cloth gets my vote also!![​IMG]
     

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