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Sheep farmer didn't get last year's money in the beast of the fence, and this fall the wolf killed 22 sheep: Maybe this time money enough,

fairy Tale kumpula online organic farm is the experience of the beast real. Isokummun sheep farm animal protection is built the electric fence for the first time ten years ago. The last fence of the rising in 2016.

Kannus and the Prettiest on the border are far from population centers and the wolves, bears and lynx are moving. Once a fairy Tale kumpula of ewes disappeared from lynx mouth. This fall, the wolves killed 22 sheep.

the beast of destruction happens every time in the pasture with electrified petoaita not protected. The farm hopes to be hard, that game center funded by the electric fence would be more.

Last year the wildlife center does not have enough money. Maybe this time the money is enough.

the Space has in recent years expanded dramatically, and ewes and lambs is about 700. New pastures have been introduced, and electronic protection to be nearly everywhere.

Long experience

in Finland, has built a beast of the fence from the 1990s onwards. The models are varied, as experience is accrued. Now game center count five thread the electric fence with the lowest wire starts 20 inches from the ground. The height of the fence is one meter forty centimeters.

the Technique is similar in principle to the animal economies of the other of the electric fence, but the wires, height and power is more. Game center rely on technology, because the results are undeniable.

Satu Kumpulainen has increased petoaita and increase the frequency of it. In his opinion, the state funded five-wire fence is too few to prevent wolves and bears.Heini Holopainen / Yle

for 15 years has happened only a dozen cases where the beast has gone past the fence.

It is a fraction of these years can used several hundreds of genuine compared to. At that time the fence has often been damaged in some way, tell the Finnish Wildlife agency wildlife damage equivalent to Reijo Kotilainen North Karelia regional office, where all fence applications are processed.

in Recent years (move to another service) the wolves have killed about 130 sheep and 5 to 20 head of cattle a year. These damage to prevent the state pay for the beast of authentic building materials. The rancher had the inoculation itself to erect the fence and take care of its functioning.

resource center estimates that Finland's wolf individuals (you move to another service), just over 200, bears (you move to another service)over 2100 pieces and over a year old lynx (you move to another service) over 1900. Wolves in Finland has been defined (switch to another service) very endangered and the bear and the lynx at risk as a species.

Sufficient money?

in the last couple of years, Finland has risen to the beast of the fence for a few tens of miles up to 130 miles a year. A genuine need has increased as populations are management plans in accordance with the spread of western Finland.

in Practice, application is sent to game centre, which estimates how hard the beast of the fence need to be.

fairy Tale kumpula per farm is about three hundred breeding ewes, and four hundred lambs.Heini Holopainen / Yle

in General the application of rain is 50 to 90 annually, and not always the most authentic to be found money. This year has been no exception, says wildlife damage equivalent Reijo Kotilainen. Predator damage compensation was budgeted money not used and could be controlled for prevention of damage.

in General, money is allocated around eur 300 000 a year, but this year the sum is half a million.

– it would therefore Appear that the money for this reason sufficient. Although it depends on how difficult the fall will be the downfall of point of view. Damage huippuhan is now autumn, when the wolf pack to teach the pups to hunt.

construction of follow the wolf's movements

Behemoths concentration in the 1990s was Eastern Finland and the beasts of the caused damage especially in sheep farms. Beast of authentic erection focussed for a long time in Eastern Finland.

Now there is already built the necessary fences. The wolves have moved West and south-west Finland, and these new areas have emerged sudden domestic animals the need for protection, says Reijo Kotilainen.

pohjalais provincial and Varsinais-Suomi wolves, bears or lynxes to spread out of your space outside is so relatively new thing. All the ranchers have not had time or been able to protect their facilities.

despite threat of all ranchers are also not warm up to the predator fence construction. The material you certainly will get from the state, but the farmer is at his own expense erected a fence and take care of it.

in Some cases, environmentalists (you move to another service) have participated in the beast of genuine vertical development. Satu kumpulainen, too, got a few years ago the southern Finnish Nature League active from the help of the fence putting.

a Fence is not without its problems solution

kumpula-based, the main problem is that the fence of the lowest wire of the beginning is kept clean grasses. Especially in early summer the grass grows fast, so there is trimmeröitävä almost weekly.

It is at the farm almost one person's work.

the electric fence's lowest wire you are not allowed to take land - or vegetation contact, otherwise, the electric fence power.

electric fence at the beginning is tidied up in the vegetation, otherwise the electricity will leak to the ground and the fence power. The summer work is done with a weed whacker.Heini Holopainen / Yle

Kumpulainen is the inoculation also improved the most recently built electric fence. Our own experience tells us that five of the wire with getting enough deterrent for the time.

the Fence is a computer software application been installed by one of the wire increases and at the same time it was increased to one and a half meters.

in the Top of the thread passes through just the posts from, for example, that the bear got to seize the pole and rip it from the earth. On the other hand, the lowest wire is 15 inches from the ground, not the wolves from digging up underneath it.

the Farmer feels to be alone

Sheep farmer in the hope that the state would be enough more money for the beast of the fence in. Other support would be nice. For example, compensation for predator damage would be nice to get earlier than six years away.

When this EU programming period, this area was not so much beasts. Now holding is, however, to continue the agreed five-year period, otherwise you will have to pay compensation. I would hope that the beast damage in the event of a farmer would be so alone. Now claims come marks on the train, worry about the Kumpulainen.

Hound-Timer from a fairy Tale Kumpula father with hunting, although in the village there are those who are no longer afraid to let the dog into the woods to be eaten by wolves.Heini Holopainen / Yle

in November, the sheep spend the night indoors, so the beast the worry is over, for now. Spring thoughts turn to another animal safety.

One night doesn't go, I don't think that what is there in the morning to find.

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