Deer Management Advice
Where deer are abundant or if the crops are particularly valuable, fencing may be the only way to effectively manage damage caused by deer. Temporary electric fences are simple inexpensive fences useful in protecting garden and field crops. Deer are attracted to these fences by their appearance and/or smell, they then touch the fence with their noses after being lured in. The resulting shock is a very strong stimulus and the deer learns to avoid the fenced area in future. Permanent high-tensile electric fences provide protection all year round from deer and are best suited to high-value crops. The electric shock and fence designs pose both a psychological and physical barrier to the deer. However, fencing in general is expensive. You should consider several points before constructing a fence...
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