Yesterday there were already three dead alpacas were found on a stone's throw from the recent facts. The attacks deliver a lot of questions, both for farmers as residents in the area. The municipalities Peer and Oudsbergen, so they were this morning, in consultation with Koen Thijs, regiobeheerder of the Agency for Nature and Forest (ANB).Read also August and Naya bite three alpaca's death, "We need wolves less lazy"
Together with the CAC to plan the municipalities infomoment to both farmers and residents to inform on the one hand, the wolf and its behaviour, and on the other hand, about the measures that can be taken.Electrical grids
From the consultation it became clear that animals in a satisfactory way must be protected. The wolf will, after all, in the first place his prey in nature search, except if the prey is easy to catch. To the wolves, so you can best electric grids or nets. That should be contiguous and on the ground, as the wolf creeps in through the smallest holes.
According to wolvenkenner Jan Loos of Landscape vzw is one power cord, less than twenty inches from the ground the best. “The owner in Oudsbergen realized apparently it's not that wolves rarely jump, but they are very well able to crawl, and dig. His fence looked solid, but it went to a false sense of security. A fence with five wires in Germany have often proved to be useful. Wolves can, in principle, about jumping, but in practice they do not as they have experienced that these grids hefty electric shock to hand out.”