How to Choose Goat Fencing

How to Choose Goat Fencing



anyone raising baby goats will tell you they're the world's leading escape artist goats are curious persistent and resourceful and that makes them always test their containment it is essential to have a properly installed fence to keep your goats safe from injury and your neighbors happy most importantly a strong perimeter fence will keep out wild dogs coyotes and other predators a smaller containment area should also be constructed to keep the newborn kids confined from the herd and keep the mother doze close by to provide adequate nursing to the kid goats after birth when planning your containment area it's important to use the right fencing a fence with 4 inch squares is the best option fencing with 12 inch squares will allow the goat to push his head through and retract it safely but if you're protecting your goats from predators go with the 4 inch square fencing avoid using six inch square fencing as it is just the right size to trap a goat's head your fence should be at least 4 feet high secured the 7 foot high post male goats or Bucks can reach 400 pounds and can severely test events for more ideas on goat fencing visit your local tractor supply store or tractor supply calm you

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