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I've done a lot of research on fencing for my goats and I've finally made up my mind. I am going to get this fencing; http://www.homedepot.com/p/YARDGARD-5-ft-x-100-ft-Welded-Wire-308313B/202024090#.UdArAHTD_IV If you guys say that that is not enough for three Nigerian dwarf/Nubian goats than I can always add this too; http://www.homedepot.com/p/YARDGARD-5-ft-x-50-ft-Welded-Fencing-308303B/202024087#BVRRWidgetID So would the 5 x 100 be enough or should I connect the 5 x 50 too the 5 x 100 to make a 5 x 150 pasture space? Thanks!!:D
 

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We just strung up electric fencing and it was way cheaper than that with poles and such. I do like the no climb though I've used it in the Past. Also you can always start small and then add more if you find it's not enough

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For our Nubians and Alpines we have the livestock fencing with small holes on the bottom and bigger ones on the top on three sides of their pasture. We sectioned off the 4th side with hot wire to keep them on one side of the pasture. Works well for us, and I am sure what you are getting would be fine too.
 

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That fencing is temporary at best. The welded wires break and rust. It can't be stretched properly either. You can get 330' of livestock wire for the price of the 2 rolls of welded wire. Unless you are running rails top and bottom, you are going to end up hating this stuff.
 

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That fencing is temporary at best. The welded wires break and rust. It can't be stretched properly either. You can get 330' of livestock wire for the price of the 2 rolls of welded wire. Unless you are running rails top and bottom, you are going to end up hating this stuff.
Even with the top and bottom rails, the goats will put their feet on it and break the welds where they like to stand. I had my first broken weld in a pen with standard sized goats the very first day, and broken welds in the pen with mini goats within a week. I ran some electric around the inside trying to keep them off but they just learned to put their feet between the electric strands. I ripped it down and used it to patch my chicken yard fence.

My goats won't respect electric without something solid to back it up, either. They just blast through it and scream while getting zapped. That greener grass on the other side must be really rewarding.

I am trying to save up for some woven wire no climb with the 2 x 4 inch squares. http://www.homedepot.com/p/FARMGARD...ge-Horse-Fence-348308B/202025614#.UdFaY6zfIdA
 

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Even with the top and bottom rails, the goats will put their feet on it and break the welds where they like to stand. I had my first broken weld in a pen with standard sized goats the very first day, and broken welds in the pen with mini goats within a week. I ran some electric around the inside trying to keep them off but they just learned to put their feet between the electric strands. I ripped it down and used it to patch my chicken yard fence.

My goats won't respect electric without something solid to back it up, either. They just blast through it and scream while getting zapped. That greener grass on the other side must be really rewarding.

I am trying to save up for some woven wire no climb with the 2 x 4 inch squares. http://www.homedepot.com/p/FARMGARD...ge-Horse-Fence-348308B/202025614#.UdFaY6zfIdA
So would you recommend this stuff?; http://www.homedepot.com/p/FARMGARD-100-ft-1348-2-12-1-2-Gauge-Horse-Fence-348308B/202025614#.UdFaY6zfIdA[/QUOTE]
 

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