Pygmy Goats & Electric Fencing... the source of my frustration!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by laxrick, Dec 21, 2008.

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    laxrick Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyone successfully use electric fencing for containing pygmy (or pygmyish goats under 100lbs.)?

    What methods do you use to keep the goats in? I have some simple posts about 48" high, three strands of wire spaced equally, and they can get through it.

    I'm thinking of getting some new posts (I have the cheap ones) and putting two more strands of wire (five in total) and making it high-tensile.

    Think this would hold the jumpy little guys?

    P.S. I have a Zareba 2mi AC Fence Controller. That would be the $20 job from TSC. Think that delivers enough shock? It knocks my socks off that's for sure. These are pygmy goats, not boer so they are all under 70 lbs.
     
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    laxrick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have them fenced off with regular wood/mesh fencing on three sides I really just need ONE side of electric fence as a divider that will hold up....

    Any ideas?
     

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