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Electric Poultry netting

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by muircheartaigh, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. muircheartaigh

    muircheartaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Does anyone out there in chicken land know if a Gallagher s17 solar energizer works with the Gallagher electrified poultry netting (164' x 48" roll)? I intend on pasturing my heritage breed egg layers this summer in an eggmobile with daylight protection.

    All advice is welcome.
     
  2. Dwkuska

    Dwkuska Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]THey make electrified poultry netting? Lol I can just imagine the next time a bald eagle or possom takes a dive for the coop... ZAP!
     
  3. muircheartaigh

    muircheartaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bazinga! No possums around my parts but maybe the osprey, raccoons, foxes, and mink (weasel family) will get a rude awakening. Remains to be seen.
     
  4. JackE

    JackE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not familiar with Gallagher products. But, I do have electrified poultry netting(From Premier), and it works fantastic against ground preds. I have 600' of the netting, powered by a 110VAC Kube charger. With the netting I have, the charger is a pulse type charger. It's not one of those weed burners that is used with a standard wire electric fence. You could always call Gallagher, I'm sure they could give you an answer.
     
  5. muircheartaigh

    muircheartaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've emailed them but have yet to receive a response so I think I will make a phone call to find out about recommendations.

    Thanks!
     
  6. Fentress

    Fentress Chillin' With My Peeps

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    "low impedance" I think is the operative term you need to look for which makes it a pulse charger as referenced by JackE above. Premier does have good customer service.
     
  7. muircheartaigh

    muircheartaigh Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm in Canada and Gallagher comes as the most recommended product for poultry netting and solar chargers. I'll let everyone know what the Gallagher customer service rep. suggests. Thanks again!
     

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