Electric Fencing in Dry Soil Conditions.

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All energisers provide a pulse of energy that originates from their ‘hot’ terminal then travels down the fence line on a charged or ‘hot’ wire. Most users understand this aspect of¬†electric fencing. It’s fairly obvious that the hot wires can’t … Continue reading

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Curing a horse immune to electricity

I was at a function over the weekend and I was buttonholed by a lady who insisted that she had a horse that was immune to electricity and “laughed” at electric fencing. This was a challenge I could not resist … Continue reading

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Is Tape the best Product for an Electric Fence for Horses?

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Electric Fencing Tape in its basic widths of 20mm or 40mm have been the product of choice by a majority of horse owners since their introduction on the market in the 1970′s. Their popularity was initially enhanced by the history … Continue reading

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The Threat to Chickens by Urban Foxes

There are many requests received from concerned urban dwellers regarding the effect resident foxes are having on their lives. This normally boils down to two issues;- The threat posed by foxes to pet chickens. Many people have half a dozen … Continue reading

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Live Water Taps from an Electric Fence.

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An interesting conundrum occurred when a query was received regarding a internal water system was delivering mild shocks to people using the water taps. This does occur and is occasionally a faulty connection between the fence and an internal fixing … Continue reading

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Hunt is on for an Illegal Electric Fence.

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The hunt is on to nab a farmer who has erected an illegal electric fence utilising barbed wire and a 220 volt mains supply. Staff patrolling the Thirukkurunkudi forest stumbled upon an electrified fence around the farm of Annadurai, a … Continue reading

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GPS Tracking Electric Fencing Energisers have their first results.

In January we put on the market a range of energisers¬†that will track a stolen energiser and notify the owner of the current situation. Three energisers were stolen from a farmer in the vicinity of Arnstein, Germany on Tuesday 20th. … Continue reading

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Conductivity of the Fence Material – Factors to consider.

The effectiveness of an electric fence is directly related to the “sting” supplied by the electric charge being transmitted through a conductor (be it a tape, rope or wire). The quality of this electric “sting” is also directly dependant to … Continue reading

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Electric Fencing Gates

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There are numerous styles and materials for making an electric gate, Spring Gates, Retracting Gates, Bungi Cord gates, high tensile wire or self-constructed gates using tape or rope. The least successful gates occurred the year we used bungi from a … Continue reading

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Keep Foxes out of the Coop.

One of my favourite “take-aways” from a recent Electric Fencing conference in Montana was this caption – “Do not let your chickens kill a Bear” and I thought that the very same sentiment could be written as “Don’t let your … Continue reading

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