Monthly Archives: April 2010

Using animals to improve Veld utilisation.

With the cost of fertilizer and equipment increasing, it is important that minimal forage is wasted by cattle. With a little extra expense and labour, beef producers can make better use of available pastures. Cattle are not efficiently using the … Continue reading

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Electric Fencing as an Aid against Piracy

Following the spate of piracy, theft and hijackings on the high seas there has been interest shown on the use of Electric Fencing to assist in securing a boat. Two projects have been undertaken where the wires have been strung … Continue reading

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Training errant animals to Respect an Electric Fence

I have often been informed that a certain horse is totally impervious to an electric fence and will simply wander through the fence that is keeping others in quite comfortably. This applies also to other varieties of animal, in particular … Continue reading

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Benefits of Using Electric Fence Wire Over Barbed Wire

Barbed wire has been used for over 100 years and has been very effective in its function, HOWEVER in that period it has maimed, mutilated and killed many valuable animals. Electric fencing is a modern alternative that delivers a safe electronic “barb” to the animal in question and so replacing a barbed wire fence – and more. Continue reading

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Cattle being kept off walkways by Electric Fencing

Cattle on the rotary pathways are messy and will discourage cyclists from using the facility, a Havelock North woman says. Christine Treacher and her husband frequently cycled along the Pakowhai to Awatoto pathway but had been put off in the … Continue reading

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