How to keep dogs from attacking Chickens?

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Kowcy, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. Kowcy

    Kowcy New Egg

    Jan 28, 2013
    We've got large dogs, and a few chickens. We keep them apart but occasionally accidents happen. How do you suggest we end this permanently? Recently I've been reading on certain smells dog don't like because I want to put Citronella on my walls because I have a massive spider-phobia and it keeps them away. But apparently almost ALL animals hate that smell and I wouldn't wanna put anything harmful/ a smell that would make the chickens miserable, however I do want a way that will keep the dog the hell away from the chickens when they break out of their coop/the dogs tunnel their way in.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    [​IMG] In such a situation, electric fencing around the chicken pens is the quickest/easiest solution. Long term training of the dogs would be a better solution.

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