Electric Fencing Articles and Information.

Electric fencing articles that will advance the knowledge and ability to use Electric fencing.

  • Moocall - an aid to predict calving period.

    Moocall Moocall - an aid to prevent bad calving

    Losing a valuable calf to a difficult calving is an expensive business. The cost of the bull and the cost of carrying the cow through to parturition plus the possible additional loss of the cow as well all add up to a considerable expense that must be carried by the farmer. When the herd is a small specialist one - the percentage of loss can be high.

    Many calvings take place at night or when the herdsman is otherwise occupied so it makes sense to assist in the calving process. Bovine mortality rates today are comparable to mankind giving birth unassisted centuries ago. It looked like this high mortality rate could be drastically lowered by utilising technology to monitor labour and triggering an alert prior to calving occurring. Simply being present at the birth to assist if needed, or call the vet to intervene if necessary, would have a beneficial impact on the health and safety of both cow and calf.

    Moocall is a tail mounted sensor that measures the movement of the tail that typically is swung back and forth as the cow commences parturition. This then gives the herdsman an approximate 1 hour warning that the cow is going into labour. This then allows him to pay attention to that particular cow. Easy calvings may result in shorter notice periods and difficult calvings could text two to three hours before. A second reminder text will be sent 1 hour after the first text if tail activity continues.

    The unit may be used on several animals and a unit should be adequate for upto 30 head in a standard breeding regime. They are powered by a rechargeable battery and are weather proof.

  • Fox Jumping a Standard Poultry Net.

    Are Foxes learning to jump over an electric fence? Some solutions if they do.
  • New Electric Sheep Net on the market.

    The NEW Turbomax Sheep net has more rigid Poly-plastic risers and a greater gap at the bottom to reduce grass competition.
  • May I use Barbed Wire on an Electric Fence?

    In a nutshell - NO. There are several reasons why not and they are quite logical and safety orientated.
  • Incorrect use of Electric Fencing.

    Two female elephants were electrocuted to death at Choudwar, on the outskirts of Cuttack, recently after coming in contact with a boosted electric fence on a farm
  • Worldwide Deliveries by Agrisellex.

    Agrisellex has been favoured by companies around the world to advise and supply product to successfully provide solutions.
  • History of Electric Fencing, 1832 to 2016

    History of the development of Electric Fencing from 1830 right through to the 2000's
  • What Type of power source to use with Electric Fencing

    Which type of energiser is necessary and what capacity should a customer purchase?
  • Factors deciding how effective an Energiser will be?

    A Wimp of an Energiser will give you a wimpy fence. How strong do I need to go?
  • Who is Agrisellex?

    Just who is and where did Agrisellex develop their expertise?

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