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Chicken run - work smarter, not harder

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by SprigOfTheLivingDead, May 6, 2019.

  1. May 6, 2019
    SprigOfTheLivingDead

    SprigOfTheLivingDead Lovin' The Homestead

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    So we're expanding our chicken run from 100 sq ft to 400 sq ft and was busy over the weekend building out the predator protection (wire over the top and down into the ground).
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    Anyways, the hardware cloth was in rolls 3' x 10', so I started with digging a trench, rolling out the cloth into thw trench and then clipping it halfway up, so it would come up the cyclone fence a little and each roll gave me 20'. Well, after doing that once I had the bright idea of mass cutting the cloth so my hand muscles didn't hate me. Hello angle grinder :)

    Work smarter, not harder, folks

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  2. May 6, 2019
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    What a fantastic idea! I’ll remember that one!
     
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  3. May 7, 2019
    Hinotori

    Hinotori Super Self-Sufficient

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    Good idea!
     
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  4. May 7, 2019
    sumi

    sumi Sustainability Master Administrator

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    Great job!
     
  5. May 8, 2019
    Jeffeff95

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    Looks great! good job!
     
  6. May 8, 2019
    baymule

    baymule Sustainability Master

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    Brilliant idea!
     
  7. May 9, 2019
    Chic Rustler

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    That will make quick work of it
     
  8. May 9, 2019
    CrealCritter

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