Fencing is one of the most cost effective ways for controlling wallabies and pademelons entering a property. However, wallaby-proof fences involve a change of thinking in fencing technique, mostly because wallabies and wombats are so good at going under them.
The first step in effectively controlling native species is to identify the species you are dealing with. Our Browsing Wildlife Species has useful information:
The next step is understanding when you have a problem, and making a plan to combat browsing losses:
Photos of farmer's experiences with wallaby fencing
The topics below demonstrate key principles of wallaby fencing showing photos of farmer's experiences:
- fences that work well
- weaknesses that can happen in wallaby proof fences