Keeping rats out of a chicken coop isn't an easy task. They love the free food you leave for the chickens and will even steal eggs and kill chicks. Rats also carry diseases that can be passed to your chickens. They also make huge holes where your chickens can escape. Needless to say, you have to protect your coop. But, how? Here is what you should and shouldn't do to keep rats out of the chicken coop:
Are you building a new home? Do you want to make sure that home is protected from all hazards, including termites? Termites can be a devastating force in any home. Their mouths are designed to tear wood apart, so they can do serious damage to your house's frame and other wooden elements. Since termites live underground and behind walls, they're often not noticed until after the damage is already done. Since you're building a new home, you have the benefit of taking preventative measures before termites even get behind your home's walls.