rats & snakes

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by bj taylor, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. bj taylor

    bj taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 28, 2011
    North Central Texas
    i have become thoroughly paranoid reading the posts here regarding predators. i think rats & snakes are going to be my biggest foes. my wood floor is plywood sitting above the ground about 4" (there is space under it they could live & i have no further access to that area). i've got the coop (inside a hoop house) quite well wrapped w/ hardware cloth. should that take care of it or will they chew directly through the plywood?
  2. chigger bait

    chigger bait Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 19, 2012
    Jonesborough, Tennessee
    Rats can chew through plywood that is not protected with hardware cloth.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by