LIFESTYLE AND SMALL BLOCK FARMING

Lifestyle and Small Block Farming

THE SECRET OF ELECTRIC FENCING Sometimes, after purchasing or leasing your lifestyle block, you will have to consider what you will do with it. If you decide that you will be farming animals, i.e. horses, cattle, sheep, goats, alpacas, etc., you will have to plan how you will subdivide your property if that has not […]

ELECTRIC FENCING – GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

Electric Fencing

ELECTRIC FENCING is now an accepted part of farming operations throughout the world. With the recent development of Solid-State Fence Energisers which offer high reliability and high power outputs, the practical applications of electric fencing have been greatly extended. Using modern energisers, it is possible to construct fences that are highly effective in restraining stock, […]

ELECTRIC FENCING FOR DUMMIES

electric fencing for dummies

There are a lot of things that look complicated but one does not dare to ask others since one is supposed to know! You know the feeling! Electric fencing is one of them. WHY WOULD I USE ELECTRIC FENCING? By nature, animals that you have in the paddock like to rub on fences which can […]

5 STEP FENCING CHECK

5 step fencing check

1. Find out where there are telecommunication cables or phone lines on or near your electric fence. This includes both buried and overhead wires and cables. They almost always run along or near the roadside reserve or along driveways. A marker post or grey connection pillar should be nearby. If you can’t work out where […]