Like so many people, we wanted to free range our chickens. Happy chickens, healthy eggs! The local foxes loved that idea as well. Most of the year, we now keep our chickens on rotating pastures with the help of electric netting. Not only does it keep them from getting out – it also prevents predators […]
A discussion of experiences installing and maintaining woven-wire and hi-tensile fencing for livestock–including the type of posts, type of installation tools, and future maintenance requirements for each with a list of supplies to keep on hand for repairs.
When we moved to our homestead nearly 2 years ago, we wanted to get started with rotational grazing right away. The problem was that we had no perimeter fencing. Where there’s a will, there’s a way! Here is how we got started, despite no permanent fencing.
It can be challenging to keep your small animals, chickens, and ducks safe from predators. Here is how we made our animals pens and coops safer after a predator attack.