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Electric Fence Posts and Insulators - an Overview

An electric fence is made of more than just conductive matieral, and it is the sum of all parts that can create a well-functioning fence... or not. Aside from the conductive material you need, of course, fence posts and insulators so that the…

How to Fill the Dry Battery of your Electric Fence Energizer

One integral part of maintaining your electric fence is, of course, the maintenance of the associated battery. Before we explain how acid batteries are filled, let us briefly review the different terms of battery types. The terms "wet battery",…
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DIY: How to Winterize your electric fence battery

Who is not familiar with the following situation? The first few cold days of the year – and your car is already struggling to start in the morning. Yes, when it comes to batteries, winter makes its own rules. What might seem like a cruel joke…
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This is How You get Your Electric Fence through the Summer

As with many other situations in life, the saying that „one man`s joy is another man`s sorrow“ is also true when it comes to the weather. Especially for farmers and livestock owners, the summer can be a rather difficult season. The weather…
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Which Electric Fencing Best Suits Your Pasture?

Over the past 50 years or so, electric fencing has become the preferred choice for sheep, horse and cattle farmers. Electric fencing not only helps keep your herds contained by teaching them their boundaries, but it can also be an excellent…
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Electric Fence Conductivity Material Shootout!

When discussing the performance of electric fences, one of the most important factors to take into account is the conductive material used within the tape, rope or wire itself. Regardless of what type of fencing you are using, the conductive…
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The Electric Fence for Wild Animal Deterrence: Red Deer, Fallow Deer and Wild Boars

Preventing wildlife damage on agricultural land is an ongoing issue. Red and fallow deer cause feeding and treading damage to field crops, and the massive burrowing of wild boars is known to most of us. Damage costs caused by wildlife quickly…
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Electric Fencing for Sheep and Lambs

It is that time of year again, lambing season. If you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of new lambs, this also means you are probably busy setting up new paddocks for their arrival this spring. Keep in mind your ewes will need a lot more food…
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Horse Paddock Fences: Important Things You Should Keep in Mind

There are many benefits and reasons to use horse paddocks. Three main benefits include: Controlling the health of your land, controlling the safety of your horses and controlling the health of your horses. However, creating your paddock is…
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4 Wonderful apps for the modern livestock farmer

As the saying goes, “There’s an App for that.” Apps are everywhere. With over 2 million apps available for both Android and iPhone, it is hard to find an industry that is not being pushed forward through the use of mobile technology. Livestock…
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Considering an AGM Battery? Advantages Abound!

Advances in battery technology have lead to better products in countless areas of business, including electric fencing. These advances have also lead to an incredible amount of choice in how one can power and charge their fencing systems. Today…
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How Many Fence Posts Do You Need for Your Electric Fence

An effective electric fence should have a few central characteristics: An electric fence should be viewed as a psychological barrier rather than a physical one (more on that later). The fence construction should be suited to the animal…