Electric fencing - your advice, experience etc

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Re: Electric fencing - your advice, experience etc

Post by Icemaiden » Sat Aug 02, 2014 5:26 pm

On the subject of roofing your run, while it may not be necessary to keep foxes out, if your fencing is tall enough, a roof is very handy to save you from feeding the entire squirrel population of your new neighbourhood! Ours is about 6'3" high, to allow my husband to walk around without crouching.
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Re: Electric fencing - your advice, experience etc

Post by Poultryman » Thu Oct 23, 2014 1:11 am

Please, how costly is electric fencing?
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Re: Electric fencing - your advice, experience etc

Post by BabyBantam » Thu Oct 23, 2014 7:52 am

25m fencing kit with energiser is about £200 depending on where you get it from and the quality - whether its got a gate in it, colour and make etc. a leisure battery is about £100 (have to replace every 4 years or so I believe) or if running off mains, the lead is about £25 so the cheaper way to power it.
I'd get a piece of rope and measure the area out before committing to buying though, as a lot of companys wont let you return net once its been unravelled.
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Re: Electric fencing - your advice, experience etc

Post by Poultryman » Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:31 pm

Old post and I forgot to thank you babybantam, thanks.
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