Will this work?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by theron7, Apr 2, 2011.

  1. theron7

    theron7 In the Brooder

    Mar 4, 2011
    Ok so I have 3 golden laced wyandotte and 3 cinnamon reds. I have built a 10'x14 run using 6' tposts and chicken wire. I have a skirt of chicken wire around the bottom going out 12" covered by paver, thinking this would keep out any digging predators. I plan on covering the run with bird netting, to keep out hawks and such. We live in a residential neighborhood in Knoxville, TN, so we dont have too many predators. Of course I will put the girls in their coop every night....
    Thoughts? Feedback?
  2. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    I sure wouldn't trust chickenwire around dogs, which unless you have a super good privacy fence around your yard *and the gate would never ever be left ajar* would be a major daytime predator threat.


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