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K9 electric fence deer Zapper

shock the deer into staying away from the sweet potato patch


The deer came back last night and ate more sweet potato leaves.

We've now got a 110 volt surprise waiting for them when they return.

Cue Evil laugh.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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got to love your determinating,,,,, so i get it. you first sprinkle the deer with smelly water then you zap them with the electric fence,,,,,, and if all that fells Anna will shoot them with the rifle..........

somehow I am feeling the sweet taste of venison...or should we say revenge???????????????

Comment by roseanell Wed Aug 10 21:13:40 2011
Yep, you got that right. I was out stalking the deer just before dawn this morning, but no signs. They seem to come by every second or third day, though, so I don't really expect to see them until tonight or tomorrow night.
Comment by anna Thu Aug 11 08:03:14 2011





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