[Homestead] Deer fencing
genegerue at ruralize.com
Mon Feb 28 11:37:05 EST 2011
On Feb 28, 2011, at 9:30 AM, VAN DELL JORDAN wrote:
> Two or three years ago, someone on the homestead list posted a description of a two fence system that he claimed worked.
> His reasoning was that the deer would not jump the first fence if they couldn't see what was beyond the second. I think it was 2 six foot fences 6-10 feet apart, maybe opaque. I'm afraid I don't remember any specifics but what he said sounded reasonable enough that I will try to work it out if I ever get moved.
Sob, how soon they forget. Here is my original chicken moat article:
> Van Dell
> P.S. Missouri Village 1855, in Jackson Co. didn't have a farm exhibit
> because the deer destroyed all crops despite the 9' fences they built.
> I don't know if they found a solution since I was last there.
> --- On Mon, 2/28/11, Don Bowen <don.bowen at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> From: Don Bowen <don.bowen at earthlink.net>
>> Subject: [Homestead] Deer fencing
>> To: FrugalRuralLiving at yahoogroups.com, Homestead_Friends at yahoogroups.com, homestead at lists.ibiblio.org, Ozark-homestead at yahoogroups.com
>> Date: Monday, February 28, 2011, 6:41 AM
>> Any thoughts on Deer fencing? I
>> am surrounded by woods well populated by White Tailed Deer
>> and I would rather not share my garden with them.
>> -- Don Bowen
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