Think this would work?????

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by SamG347, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. SamG347

    SamG347 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    Well - an electric fence is the only thing that keeps my 2200 lb. Belgian horses where they are supposed to be! When a Belgian wants the grass on the other side of the fence - they just lean and bend and break the posts or walk through the fence. A simple two strand electric fence (one low to the ground and one higher) completely stopped them from touching the fence. I love it.

    I'd think a bear would quickly learn to stay away but I have zero experience with bears .... I do know that they don't get stung by the bees because their fur is so thick so maybe an electric fence wouldn't work?

    Great ... I haven't helped you at all. Sorry. Hopefully someone with bear experience will come along and give real advice.
     
  3. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I have no experience with bears.
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    bears have thick coats and often are undeterred by electric fence if they don't get their faces/noses or pads of their paws on it. It will take more than one or two strands to deter a bear.
     
  5. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    What if the shock just makes the bear mad and it runs after YOU??? [​IMG]
     

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