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Wheelchair chicken tractor PVC run

Chicken run out of PVC.

The new PVC chicken run for the wheelchair chicken tractor is 10 feet long and 3 feet wide.

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I read somewhere that normal PVC only lasts a year before it shatters from UV rays. What do you think of wrapping it in twine or ribbons to protect from the sun (this could also be used to tie the wire on)? Or maybe painting it?
Comment by Erin Holland Thu Apr 1 05:41:26 2021
Are instructions for building this available?
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