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 conductive material can be connected and carried on along the posts. The following is a brief overview of the types of posts and insulators. Read more

An effective electric fence should have a few central characteristics:

  1. An electric fence should be viewed as a psychological barrier rather than a physical one (more on that later).
  2. The fence construction should be suited to the animal it is containing.
  3. It should be built to last.

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