Follow these steps to predator proof your chicken coop and run, and your birds will safely enjoy their space while you sleep easily. Elevate the coop, enclose runs with properly secured half inch hardware cloth, create a skirt or underground fence, padlock the doors, and surround with electric wire in bear country. These are some of the important measures - read the details and get more tips at the link.
Tilly's Nest: Chicken Coop Tour with Edible landscaping: On the trellis, I have planted three raspberry bushes and nasturtium. In the gardens, are swiss chard, celery, lavender, cilantro, marjoram, rosemary, cilantro, borage, cabbage, ornamental grasses, dill, coneflowers, hostas, black eyed susan, sunflowers to name a few. All of these are safe around your flock.