??? possum

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Monica B, Mar 5, 2012.

  1. Monica B

    Monica B New Egg

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    Could you please tellme if a possum could climb a chainlink fence. (Using as a chicken run) Thank you
     
  2. theFox

    theFox Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes.
     
  3. Lbrad7

    Lbrad7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There isn't much a possum can't climb..maybe glass.
     
  4. florida lee

    florida lee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yep, you got the answer...they sure can.
     
  5. zazouse

    zazouse Overrun With Chickens

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    They can climb faster than they can run.
     
  6. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    They can climb a chain link fence but may not figure out they have to climb it to get to something on other side. If they can see through fence, then they will typically devote mental and physical effort to trying to get through it.
     
  7. daver

    daver Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes they can climb but not if they can go through it!!!! Watched one go through the chain link. Corrected that with skirting.

    Have a bullet hole in the top bar of the run, yes they are great climbers.

    Dave
     

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