Constructing electric fences for cattle
With rising costs of wire, posts and labor, and the improvement of electric fence chargers, more use is being made of electric fences. Electric fencing is low cost and effective. It is ideal for such uses as: Pasture management and rotation grazing ; Salvaging of grain left in a field ; Constructingtemporarylanes ; Extending life of old line fences ; Adding safety to bull pen fences ; Keeping bulls apart by adding electric fence to an existing line fence ; Protecting terrace outlets ; Protecting hay stack or otherfeed supplies ; Stopping animals from crowding fences ; Lowering costs of feed lot fences by adding charged wire.
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