electric fence

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by leonphelps, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can you put an electric fence on a steel building? I have a steel building that is infested with squirrels. Looking for an easy solution that will not poison them because my coop is near the building.


    Building is 30x40 with 18' ceilling. Cement floor. There are holes all over the building. No heat in the building. I keep mowers and such in the building.

    Any suggestions appreciated.
     
  2. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    I imagine you can post electric fence around any type of building, but I'm sure someone else will help. However, does the building have any trees or other buildings within squirrel jumping distance? If so, electric fence around the building won't do you much good, they prefer to jump from place to place if they can. There are poisons that say on them that once they are ingested, they don't harm another animal ingesting the poisoned animal. My choice would be trapping or poison. and, btw I hate squirrels.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Can you put an electric fence on a steel building?

    Yes, but I doubt they are climbing up the sides of the building​
     
  4. leonphelps

    leonphelps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the squirrels nest inside. eventually they climb the I beams and roof.
     

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