electric poultry fencing

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by applesnchicks, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. applesnchicks

    applesnchicks Hatching

    Jan 17, 2007
    Silverdale, Washington
    Has anyone bought electric fencing for poultry? I am looking for the best deal and hopefully an all inclusive kit.
  2. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

    Apr 20, 2007
    Ontario, Canada
    It is not especially cheap, no matter how you slice it. But look at www.premier1supplies.com and www.kencove.com . Premier is real good on customer-service advice, e.g. regarding what type and size charger would be needed for your particular setup. I've not dealt with kencove.

    Be aware you have to move the fence *frequently* during growing-grass part of year to keep from being shorted out by tall gras/weeds (you canNOT just weedwhack along it) or use Roundup regularly; also it is rather vulnerable to high winds unless reinforced w/t-posts.


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