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Interesting Observation......... #5251252 08/13/14 08:06 PM
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I cut a trail into the woods from the edge of the field where my deer feeder is. To attract the deer to the feeder I corned the trail.

There is an electric cattle fence at the edge of the woods that I laid down to get the tractor across(not being used). To keep my son and his friends from running through it on the UTV at night I put some yellow caution tape flags about every 4'-5' on the wire so it could be seen.

For 2 weeks hogs ate every kernel of corn on the trail in the woods(corned it twice) all the way up to the electric fence wire but would not cross it. As soon as I took down the yellow caution tape flags off the wire they made a bee line to the feeder.

Just an observation....wonder if y'all have experienced anything like that.


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Originally Posted By: Tbar
I cut a trail into the woods from the edge of the woods where my deer feeder is. To attract the deer to the feeder I corned the trail. There is an electric cattle fence at the edge of the woods that I laid down to get the tractor across(not being used). To keep my son and his friends from running through it on the UTV at night I put some yellow caution tape about every 4'-5' on the wire.

For 2 weeks hogs ate every kernel of corn on the trail in the woods(corned it twice) all the way up to the electric fence wire but would not cross it. As soon as I took down the yellow caution tape flags off the wire they made a bee line to the feeder.

Just an observation....wonder if y'all have experienced anything like that.


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Re: Interesting Observation......... [Re: Tbar] #5251315 08/13/14 08:36 PM
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Your neighbor is stealing your corn.


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Re: Interesting Observation......... [Re: Double Naught Spy] #5251323 08/13/14 08:40 PM
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Originally Posted By: Double Naught Spy
Your neighbor is stealing your corn.


Well....he sure did a good job tilling up the trail. Guess I need to have him come over when I get ready to put in the garden. grin


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