bear hibernation is over

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by panner123, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    Just after sunset the alarms went off. We went out to see what was there. As we left the deck we heard the bear as it touched the hot wire. Not many things can make a bear yelp the way an electric fence can. Hopefully the electric fence will keep them away from the chickens until they get a few good meals. Judy, you may get your present soon if the bear comes around where I can see it.
     
  2. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Ughhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Don't remind me.... [​IMG]
     
  3. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    Hi [​IMG]

    I have lived in California all my life --- BUT I don't know where Weimar, CA is. Why are the bears waking up already?? Isn't this early?? [​IMG]

    Will a "hot wire" really keep bears away from chickens?? [​IMG]

    Good Luck!!

    Cindy
     
  4. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    #1California Chick :

    Hi [​IMG]

    I have lived in California all my life --- BUT I don't know where Weimar, CA is. Why are the bears waking up already?? Isn't this early?? [​IMG]

    Will a "hot wire" really keep bears away from chickens?? [​IMG]

    Good Luck!!

    Cindy

    Cindy, you pass right by my house on your way to Reno. Weimar is between Auburn & Colfax on I 80. The warm weather we have had is getting the bears up. Yes, an electric fence helps to keep keep the bears out. If they want in they will get in. But they pay the price.​
     
  5. #1California Chick

    #1California Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 5, 2008
    SF Bay Area
    [​IMG] I learn something every day on BYC!!!! [​IMG]

    Thanks!!

    Cindy
     
  6. cmom

    cmom Hilltop Farm

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    After I lost my last bird I put up an electric fence. A possum got into it and I knew it. It's history.
     

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