Garden Tour, electric deer fence July 16, 2013 Virginia

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Garden Tour, electric deer fence July 16, 2013 Virginia, Gladwin County Record
... In Virginia we had many years of research with deer fencing protecting high dollar crops like pumpkins, collards, and peanuts... Our deer fence is electric and works on the principle that deer lack depth perception. There are two poly tape fences three feet apart. As a deer approaches the outer fence it stops to contemplate distance between fences before jumping. They either sense the electric or receive a shock and quickly change their mind about entering the garden...

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