welded wire fence for coop run

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Bruins, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Bruins

    Bruins Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 26, 2015
    Frederick Co, MD
    I am wondering if it would work out to use welded wire fence ( 2in x 4 in ) to fence in the coop's run . I would make a 2ft apron extending outward from the run so predators can not dig under . Then I could run hardware cloth a few feet up the sides of the run .

    I would think that animals will not be able to chew through the welded wire fence .
    I just found a good deal at the hardware store for the fencing 4 ft X 50 ft for $10 a roll.
  2. Bradfordj

    Bradfordj Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2015
    Saskatchewan, Canada
    Should work fine, like you said put something with smaller holes, chicken or hardware cloth on the bottom couple feet or however tall the roll is the keep smaller birds, and smaller pests out.

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