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Complete beginner here so apologies in advance!
We've inherited an eglu cassic with 2m run. We live in a very fox-heavy area & both work full time so the chickens will be spending most weekdays in the run. We're planning on having a WIR built so they have plenty of room. Does anyone know if it's possible to use the omlet connector kits to connect the eglu run to a wooden frame WIR? If so, can I connect it with just 1m of the eglu run? The website says it connects to a 2m run. The area we're putting the WIR in can't fit 2m but can fit 1 & I want to give them as much space as possible.

Is there anything else I need to think of for the run? We've got a solid wooden frame, 1/2 inch weld mesh with a mesh skirt. Is normal play bark ok for the floor (just what happens to be down at the minute) or is that not chicken friendly? 

Thanks in advance, I'm sure I'll have plenty more questions once we get going!

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My experience is that, armed with copious cable ties you can connect Omlet runs to myriads of things!  BUT why not put it INSIDE  on a plastic child’s table? Put a log underneath if they need help to jump up.   And add perches.   That way you maximise your run space vertically and horizontally- and keep them safe.   That’s what I did.   

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