- wildlife encounters
Poultry farmers are faced with the same challenges as organic growers. Like gardeners and crop farmers, they need to protect their flock from wildlife encounters such as coyotes, foxes and wolves.
When farmers think of fencing, they immediately think of a hexagonal shaped fence that is made from galvanized steel. This is affectionately referred to as a 'chicken fence' because of its use to protect chickens. Having a hex fence is the best method for chicken management on farms and will protect chickens, turkeys and other flock members from a 'pack attack.'
Include PVC on the steel hexagon fence for even more protection against chew marks.
Wildlife are scurrying around home properties in search for food; and they are more noticeable to homeowners on lawns and in gardens in the fall season as they prepare to eat nothing but twigs and leaves in the winter. But, pets want to be outside enjoying the cool weather; and the mix between animals may [...]
Humans are not the only ones that can't seem to get along with one another. In fact, the whole "Circle of Life" thing really started with animals attacking animals. Whether its for sport or out of necessity, wild animals seem to want to attack dogs and cats whenever they get the opportunity: Hawks swoop down on [...]