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still sick to death over predator problems

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by alibabba, Dec 23, 2015.

  1. alibabba

    alibabba Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Seriously.

    I have been there. Had electric fence, 2 strands of polywire..took an hour to put up, on a pen an never had a problem. Thought I was golden and had 20 beautiful pullets various heritage breeds in a different pen 10 feet from the house...all but 3 taken one rainy night.


    Electric up next day...just 2 puny wires... THAT is all it takes. Nope, not the prettiest, but have not had a problem since. I leave the coop/shed door open...no getting up in the wee hours to let chickens out, I can go away for the WHOLE weekend!

    I have foxes screaming and calling every night all night...all AROUND my little property. I have Possums come that I have fed from my hand.



    I don't have to dig up my ground and spend on extra hardware cloth...simple simple simple.
     
  2. Ameraucanas

    Ameraucanas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is great!
     
  3. hayley3

    hayley3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry about your hens....it's devastating I know. [​IMG]
    But I'm confused.
    You had two strands of polywire before the killings. (not sure what the difference is between the polywire and the electric wire after the killings)
     

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