racoon-proofing a dog kennel?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Goose and Fig, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Hi!
    I have an 8 x 16 ft dog kennel that isn't being used. My geese have gotten into the habit of sleeping in the chicken coop at night and making a royal mess of things. I'd like to find a way to put some kind of roof or something over the top to keep coons out and provide some shade/shelter for the geese at the same time. Anyone had success with this?
     
  2. aka Rachel

    aka Rachel Chillin' With My Peeps

    Would that be one of the chain link ones?
     
  3. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    Cover the top with wire and a roof. Put hardware cloth up the sides about 2/12 feet and you are good to go. My birds are all in dog kennel runs
     
  4. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

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    Thanks! I found an old thread about dog kennel coops after I started this- very nice! And fairly portable- which is great!
     

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