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Old 03-16-2017, 05:49 AM   #1
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I planted a 7 acre plot with cow peas, millet, milo, and sunflowers. My question is do I need to fence it off to keep my cows out. I have 15 head of cows on the place. It is fenced currently on 3 sides and I thought I could run a hotwire on the fourth side if needed. I wasn't sure is the cows would eat down that big of a plot. Thanks for the help.
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:12 AM   #2
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I would, at least let it get established.
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:42 AM   #3
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I would fence it.
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:43 AM   #4
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If you don't you are wasting your time and money.
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:44 AM   #5
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Cows would be in there eating nonstop. I would fence it for sure.
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:45 AM   #6
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Yes definitely fence it
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Old 03-16-2017, 07:52 AM   #7
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Those cows would camp out.
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Old 03-16-2017, 11:29 AM   #8
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Good deal. I'll be putting a fence up this weekend.
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Old 03-16-2017, 12:57 PM   #9
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We put a single stand of hot wire around 25ac or so. Cows never touched it.
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Old 03-16-2017, 02:25 PM   #10
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That's a no brainer, a single run of hot wire and be done with it.

Or you could have little to no food plot.
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