Fence height : Since foxes are good jumpers and climbers, fences should be at least 6 ft (1.8 m) high.
Fencing material : Use galvanized 19-gauge or higher, 1/2-inch or 1/4-inch hardware cloth fencing.
Close off gaps or spaces : Ensure that any enclosure openings are less than 3 in (8 cm). Securely seal up any questionable areas with hardware cloth and zipties or other form of fastening.
Prevent foxes from digging underneath : Bury the bottom of fencing 1-2 ft (0.3-0.9m) into the ground, w/ an apron of hardware cloth extending at least 12 in (30 cm) outward. Alternately, bring hardware cloth outward and secure with anchors, large stones and/or native low level vegetation. Hardware cloth can also be fixed to concrete or wood floor or foundation surface.
Prevent foxes from climbing or jumping over enclosure : Completely enclose the top of the structure (roof) with hardware cloth, attached using UV-resistant, black, heavy duty nylon cable ties.
Discourage climbing : Install an overhang along the top of the enclosure that is at least 60 cm in circumference; curved or shaped at an angle, downward
Install electric fencing : Use a 3 wire electric fence with wires spaced 6 in, 12 in, and 18 in (15 cm, 31 cm, and 46 cm) above the ground.
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