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PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:19 pm 
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Proud Rooster
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Hi
my geese are walking through ringlock fencing and have decided to place 1ft netting wire (sometimes called rabbit wire) over the ringlock. Will this be higher enough to stop the geese from going through?

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Winedotte


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:25 pm 
Yes, until they find out it is only 300 mm high, geese ase smart and fill find a hole if they want to get thru, mine even have learnt that if you flap and use your legs and claws they can climb over a 3 feet fence.

I currently have a pair of Toulouse in a peacock pen, 6 foot fence and a mesh roof, to keep them in :oops: :oops: :oops:

so good luck, I hope the 300mm netting works.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 8:42 pm 
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damn, they are just too smart sometimes :)

ok, i will give it a go.


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Has to been enclosed at top also mine have also climbed out as Brokern Bird said :lol:


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When we first had a pair of tolousse gesse they were in a pen with a four ft high feence and when free ranging a 6ft high fence, we had no problems, so it depends a little on the goose/geese and the breed etc.

Good Luck


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 11:55 am 
very much so, I currently have 16 pairs penned, most are behind a 3 foot fence, but the my white chinese climbed the fence and now the girl and a spare African gander are in love, so they had to go into a better pen. And the Toulouse were only in the pen for 15 minutes and they were out.

It also took my 48 hours to caught them, my wife was moving them back to the "compound" and they took off and flow about 200 metres, the only thing that stop them going further as they hit the top of the 3 feet fence and crashed.

I thing they were free ranged and had very little contact with people before I purchased them.


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