Does an electric fence hurt animals

Does an electric fence hurt animals? Are there some designs that are designed to cause the least harm to wild life who make contact with it?

Asked by Beverley on 3rd Nov 2020
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"Thats why it is electric. It hurts but no damage to them. Just scears them off."
Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
"Depends on the power but they are made to electrocute anyone who touches it so I would say yes they will"
Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
"The point is to scare the animals, not to kill so basically it will hurt anyway but not too much"
Answered on 1st May 2022 - Member since Feb 2022 - report
"Yes electric fence does hurt animals but only for a short time"
Answered on 4th Nov 2020 - Member since Mar 2017 - report
"The current in the fence is not lethal, however it is harmful for a short time as it shocks them"
Answered on 13th Nov 2020 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
"No, farmers use them to stop there cows sheep from getting out"
Answered on 5th Nov 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
"It doesn't hurt animals when they touch it.. It is just shaking.and they afraid and turn back."
Answered on 14th Nov 2020 - Member since Nov 2020 - report
"All depends on the current being passed on the wires"
Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Jan 2019 - report
"I believe the design/style/voltage of the fence will depend on the effect of the anima. Keeping in / keeping out?

Lots of questions, but I suggest to follow the suppliers/manufacturers advice prior to ordering/installing"
Answered on 3rd Nov 2020 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
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