What size wire for the bottom of the cage

Discussion in 'Quail' started by chickenjoe, Jul 9, 2011.

  1. chickenjoe

    chickenjoe Out Of The Brooder

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    I can get some wire cages used for 30 -35 buck each but they have 1 x 1 inch wire on the bottom. Is that too big.
     
  2. gamebirdboy

    gamebirdboy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, pull the bottom out and stick some 1/2 inch wire on it. Use the 1 inch to wrap around the legs so predators can't get under.
     
  3. Theapplechicks

    Theapplechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yes, too big.
     
  4. chickenjoe

    chickenjoe Out Of The Brooder

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    OK that what I thought The cage were used to raise mink. The guy also have some cages that were used for breeding . I might ask him what size wire is on the bottom of those cages.
     
  5. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    If They're Good Cages At A Good Price Just Line The Bottoms With 1/2 Inch Hardware Cloth
     

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