If you’re not sure of the best ways to keep chickens safe from predators, there’s only a few simple rules you should be concerned about.

 

We don’t have too many predators in our area, but I still follow these rules as much as possible. While they won’t cost you very much, they’re still critical to keeping your chickens safe.

 

Who wants to raise a bunch of pullets only to have a predator steal them before they’ve even laid an egg?

 

I sure don’t!

 

Listen to this podcast, and in just 30 minutes, you’ll have a bucketful of ideas to implement today to keep your chickens safe from predators.

 

keep chickens safe from predators

 

You’ll learn:

  • My top 10 tips to keep chickens safe from predators
  • Why 1/2-inch hardware cloth might save your hens’ life
  • The lesson I learned from having to fix a coop in the middle of the night

 

 

Links we discuss:

Where to buy 1/2″ hardware cloth

Where to buy a game camera

How to know what’s killing your chickens

Grab the free checklist + 3 bonus tips

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I’d like to hear from you!

What are your ideas to keep chickens safe from predators? Leave a comment below!

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2 Comments

  1. Hi there. Really enjoy ur tips. We have built our with many predator -proof safeguards. The info we obtained from keepers have helped greatly. We used spring-loaded hooks & latches all around. Racoon proofing. We also used herring fish net all around & over the roof of the coop run. Also hardwire on all openings as well as spring loaded latches on all the shutters. The coop is also 3 feet off the ground, with the dust bath area underneath also covered with net. We have been very lucky so far with only a few bothersome ravens. My girls scramble to the coop run when alarmed. I am teaching them to run for cover with a whistle. We are new at this and believe we are doing very well. Thanks for all the helpful information.

    Regards

    Susan

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