Replacement run on hill

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May 21, 2018
Stillwater, OK
Last spring, we attached to our guinea coop a Premier electric net fence with hawk netting over it. The coop is on a hill, and there aren’t flat spaces around it, so I meant this run to be temporary. It’s turned out that they really need a run, so I had planned to make a new, more permanent run in a few months. Since an ice storm just crushed the run when the ice stuck really well to the hawk netting, it looks like I need the run sooner rather than later. I have experience with 4x4 posts in concrete, so I could do that, but I didn’t know how to make it work on a hill, since the hardware cloth won’t bend with the hill. I also will need a hardware cloth cover for it. The current run is about 20x40 ft. Any ideas how to replace with something more permanent while accommodating the slope? Thanks!



Apr 6, 2014
Melrose Park Illinois
Use Chain-link fence. Pounding pipes into ground without concrete also a possibility. Need the correct tool to do such. I have done it before. All depends on soil type also. If it is rocky, you will need to dig holes, and set in concrete.
Chain-link fence will conform to irregular ground-level.
Ask anything else that I would be able to help out with.
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Jun 17, 2018
Upstate NY
Shorter sections will be easier to work with. Sometimes I'll cut a "slice" 6-10” from the bottom ( or top) so I can bend the HC a little easier in that area to follow the ground, or two take out some of the wavey spots to make them tighter.

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