Deer Fence Articles – Sources on Deer Fencing
Here’s a list of articles on deer fencing that can help you get a feeling for the subject. McGregor Fence does not necessarily agree with all the ideas presented.
By and large, however, the authors of these articles are doing what they should. That is, in the face of a serious deer overpopulation problem, they are laying out what they see as an available solution as best they can.
Caslick JW, Decker DJ. Economic Feasibility of a Deer-Proof Fence for Apple Orchards. Wildlife Society Bulletin, vol. 7, no. 3. 1979. https://www.jstor.org/stable/3781760
Foderaro LW. As Deer Chew Up Suburbs, Some Say a Good Fence Is the Best Defense. New York Times, 2016.https://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/05/nyregion/as-deer-chew-up-the-suburbs-some-say-the-best-defense-is-a-good-fence.html
Loveland M. 7 Types of Deer Fences for Garden Protection: Which One Is Right for You? Angie, 2023. https://www.angi.com/articles/want-keep-deer-out-your-yard-theres-fence.htm
Smallidge P. Low-Cost Fence Designs to Limit Deer Impacts in Woodlands and Sugarbushes. In Supporting Sustainable Management of Private Woodlands. Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cornell Cooperative Extension, 2018. https://smallfarms.cornell.edu/2018/01/low-cost-fence-designs-2/
Suwak M. How to Install a Deer Fence to Keep Wildlife Out of the Garden. Gardener’s Path, 2023. https://gardenerspath.com/how-to/animals-and-wildlife/deer-fence-diy/
Vercauteren KC, Lavelle MJ, Hygnstrom S. Fences and Deer Damage Management: A Review of Designs and Efficacy. U.S. Department of Agriculture Wildlife Services – Staff Publications, USDA Animal and Health Inspection Service, 2006. https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1093&context=icwdm_usdanwrc