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  1. peepinglaura

    peepinglaura Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I built a 20x 12 chicken run out of 2 x 4's and chicken wire. The vertical 2x4's are grounded 18" deep and cemented in place. I want to do a roof. I was going to run a few 2x4's across the top to attatch the chicken wire to (and I wanted a bar to hang something from as well) but I'm worried that the wood will provide more stress on the structure than support. This is the most ambitious thing I have ever built and frankly I have no idea what I am doing. The walls have been triangulated for support. Suggestions for roof?
     
  2. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    My Coop
    Pics please....and what is your location(any snow load?)
    You know chicken wire isn't predator proof?
     

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