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Does electric work?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by shylasgarden, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. shylasgarden

    shylasgarden Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi All, It`s finally getting time to think about putting that garden out, and with more chickens this year than ever [​IMG] I was wondering if electric fencing would work. How low would the wire have to be, etc.? I`m sure hoping someone has done this and it worked or I`ll be fencing off a 100ft by 100ft garden! Thanks everyone!
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2009
  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Snakeoil

    Snakeoil Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Electric fencing will not work because of the insulating from the feathers, in order to be effective the wire has to touch skin......
     

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