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What wildlife fencing should I use around my 5 acres to keep my critters in and wildlife out?

 
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We want to keep costs down, but want something that will last, that wildlife can't get in and our critters can't get out.

Wildlife:  deer, skunks, coons, rodents
Critters:   Couple of German Shepherds, chickens,  maybe goats
Terrain:  somewhat hilly, Northern California terrain (rainy winters, hot dry summers)

Saw 6ft high steel fencing with rectangular mesh that got smaller at the bottom (for rodents).

 
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What kind of material to build fences do you have on your land?

Will you build the fence or will you pay someone else to build the fence?
 
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Location: Cache Valley, zone 4b, Irrigated, 9" rain in badlands.
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Muledeer  fences around here are typically 8 feet tall.

Coons can climb fences.

There are lots of species of rodents... Any in particular that you want to exclude?
 
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