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Sheep producers construct fenced “safe areas” to ward off coyotes

Insurance Fencing some of your pasture area can protect flocks, especially during lambing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coyote predation is the biggest problem in sheep production, say Cherry Allen and Mark Ritchie who have raised sheep on Ontario’s Amherst Island near Kingston since 1992. A decade ago, the couple put predator-resistant fencing around 65 acres and have since expanded the “safe area” to 300 acres. “In the last 10 years we’ve had […] Read more