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What are poultry staples?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by rebecca10782, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    What are poultry staples?
     
  2. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    in what sense of the word are you meaning?

    Staples as in necessities in a first aid kit?

    or

    Staples as in those that attach chicken wire to wood?
     
  3. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Wood staples
     
  4. Poulets De Cajun

    Poulets De Cajun Overrun With Chickens

    I didn't know there was specific "poultry staples." I just use 1/2" or 1" staples and a staple gun to attach poultry wire, or wire mesh.
     
  5. Pullet Pimp

    Pullet Pimp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    http://www.neeps.com/547057.html

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    are poultry staples. They are of much heavier gauge and installed with a hammer. I just bought 1 lb for less than $3.00 at my Home Improvement Store.
     
  6. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Quote:That's what I do but with an air staple gun... MUCH faster and easier on my hands!
     
  7. Mikeeeeeeeeee

    Mikeeeeeeeeee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's what I do but with an air staple gun... MUCH faster and easier on my hands!

    Until a coon comes along and tears them out.
     
  8. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    They are commercial grade construction grab staple... they are deep and ridged so they don't pull out... not like a hand stapler. I've seen my husband yank on it... it ain't moving!
     
  9. jed1154

    jed1154 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ever seen a coon pull out a 1" staple?

    Yeah, me neither.
     
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2008
  10. rebecca10782

    rebecca10782 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 24, 2008
    Ah, I see.
     

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