Day ranging, with birds of preyPosted: January 12, 2011 Filed under: 3. Food Security | Tags: birds of prey, day range chickens, layers Comments Off on Day ranging, with birds of prey
Regularly losing chickens to our regularly visiting birds of prey (osprey, eagle, hawks, and the occasional falcon) we’ve changed our day-ranging setup again. Again. Sigh.
Condensed the electronet by 70% and added a roof via rebar +
deer fencing mesh fabric from golf ranges. It is lightweight, fast/easy to move, and might become the electronet’s new BFF. Which would make it mine, too.