Fencing - Electric fencing will keep the fox out but will it keep the

Discussion in 'Geese' started by John Chicken GB, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. John Chicken GB

    John Chicken GB In the Brooder

    Jul 20, 2011
    Great Britain
    Will electric fencing keep the geese in . Three strands - six inches , twelve inches , and two foot six inches .
  2. Yetti

    Yetti Songster

    I am just using 47 11 6 which starts small at the bottom(3" x 6) and then opens up to a 6 x 6 by the top 3 runs. my ducks could push through if they worked at it. the geese couldn't after they were about 6 weeks. the trick here is they have to learn the pen is the safe zone. my dog makes sure of that
  3. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Crowing

    Apr 19, 2009
    No, it won't. Geese (and ducks and chickens) are largely insulated from electric shocks by their feathers.

    ETA: I also wouldn't count on electric strands at those heights keeping fox out.
    Last edited: Sep 3, 2011

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