1. millerbeachindiana

    millerbeachindiana New Egg

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    I recently had my coop roof replaced. The clearance on the roof vent seems larger than it was previously. How many inches should it be to keep out predators? My issue seems to be raccoons of late. TIA for your advice
     
  2. beetandsteet

    beetandsteet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not 100% sure what this looks like but I would think you could line the opening with hardware cloth to keep out any predators. If not, I would say no more than 4 inches. The more ventilation for a coop the better, so don't go skimpy with the roof vent. Hope this helps! :)
     
  3. Bush Farms

    Bush Farms Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] here's is my ventilation on the top and I used hardware cloth
     
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2015

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