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Building A Deer Fence

Having to deal with whitetail deer eating your garden or your lawn can be very frustrating. You do not want to injure the animal, but you want the deer to leave your vegetable or your lawn alone. There are a few different ways to keep deer out of your garden. One of the best methods that you can use is to build a fence. Now, a deer fence is going to be different then any other fence you have likely seen, but it is a great way to keep that deer from eating out, on your property. 

Height

Deer can jump extremely high, and so a fence that is high is usually not enough to keep a deer from getting into your seed or vegetables. In fact deer are often seen jumping fences on the side of highways that are over ten feet tall. So, one of the best ways that you can build your fence, is to angle the fence. It is good to keep the fence tall, but then put the fence on a thirty or forty degree angle and that will keep the deer from jumping onto your property. 

Security

Deer are extremely cautious animals, and they need to be absolutely positive that there is no danger before they act. A security fence is an extremely effective way to keep deer out because they can' see what is on the other side of the fence, and no matter how good those vegetables may smell, there is no guarantee that there is no threat on the other side of the fence. You will often see deer on the outside of a security fence trying to get a look inside, but if they are not able to do so, then they are not going to make the jump onto your property. 

Double Up

A deer can jump one normal fence no problem, but if you put another normal fence a few feet behind the original fence, then the deer is going to have to think twice. While the deer are extremely good at smelling, they have a very poor sense of vision. They have very big problems with depth perception. So, if you build two fences and double them up, you will likely have deer that want to come onto your property but that will not be able to without the go ahead from you. Keeping your grass or vegetable safe is fairly simple.

For more information, contact companies like Gatlin Fence Company.


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