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Livestock Fencing for farms

March 11, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Written by Farm Supply Store

Livestock fencing used in farms work by acting as a psychological barriers. This ensures that farm animals know where the limits of the farm are and at the same time helps to keep wild animals and predators away from the farm. Some electric act over quite long distances. These fences work by receiving a pulse charge from a ground based charger. Any animal coming in close contact with the boundary would be receiving a sharp but safe shock which will train it to avoid the boundary.

Electric fences act as psychological boundaries but they do not require a considerable amount of power in order to effective. The system needs to be well designed to prevent any power surge and in order to absorb pressure from weather elements and the animals themselves. Depending on the volume of the animals contained and the size of the farm, the fencing charger would need to have an adequate power charge.

When it comes to enclosing animals, livestock fencing is one of the most economical solutions as they also keep away undesired predators. These fences are easy to set up and have a longer durability than regular fences. Electric fences are able to last longer as farm animals would be avoiding them after the initial shock. Vegetable farmers also used these types of fencing to keep away rabbits.

Farm Supply Store is a leading provider of wire fencing to be used in farms. They also provide accessories such as electric fence tester.

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