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When is somebody going to invent invisible fencing for chickens?

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jan 13, 2009.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    Seriously!! How cool would it be to adapt the electric invisible dog collar thing to chickens?

    I'd love the confine my girls to a certain part of the yard without having to put up 6' tall fencing. Also, would be great to be able to move it around.

    So, all you inventors.... I'm waiting!!!
  2. chickenchalupa

    chickenchalupa In the Brooder

    Aug 6, 2008
    Eau Claire, Wisconsin
    that would be cool. It would keep the chickens in, but the predators could also come in.
  3. birdlover

    birdlover Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    What we need is two-way invisible fencing to keep the predators out and the chickens in. Cool idea! Somebody get started ! LOLOL
  4. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member 11 Years

    My problem is I have wandering hens. I have a large area I'd like to have them mow down for me, but don't want to put up fencing. No predators during the day (usually) so invisible would work well for my use.
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

    May 14, 2008
    North Phoenix
    My Coop
    Quote:Yeah, and you could invent a forcefield that would stop predators in their tracks, that would shock any coon, or dog or chicken hawk that comes within 10 feet.

    C'mon inventors git r done!

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  6. waynesgarden

    waynesgarden Feathers of Steel

    Mar 30, 2008
    Oxford County
    Quote:Simple. Breed a chicken large enough to wear a collar.

    Oh wait, there already is. They're called turkeys.

  7. danamillette

    danamillette Songster

    Jul 16, 2008
    Northern Wisconsin
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