Electric Fencing: How to Choose, Build, and Maintain the Best Fence for Your Plants and Animals. A Storey BASICS Title [NOOK Book]

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This practical guide covers everything you need to know about the types of electric fencing available, how to choose the type that is right for your needs, how electric fencing works, how to put an electric fencing system together, and how to use portable electric fencing for rotational grazing. Whether you need to keep livestock and horses in or keep predators out, you'll find the information you need in this comprehensive handbook.

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Electric Fencing: How to Choose, Build, and Maintain the Best Fence for Your Plants and Animals. A Storey BASICS Title

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Overview

This practical guide covers everything you need to know about the types of electric fencing available, how to choose the type that is right for your needs, how electric fencing works, how to put an electric fencing system together, and how to use portable electric fencing for rotational grazing. Whether you need to keep livestock and horses in or keep predators out, you'll find the information you need in this comprehensive handbook.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603428705
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 8/14/2013
  • Series: Storey Basics
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 96
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Steve and Ann Larkin Hansen, authors of Maintaining Small-Farm Equipment, have run a family farm in Wisconsin for the last 20 years. While Steve has kept their farm equipment running smoothly, Ann has authored books, including The Organic Farming Manual, A Landowner’s Guide to Managing Your Woods, Finding Good Farmland, Making Hay, and Electric Fencing. She has also served as a regional editor for The Country Today and a contributing writer to Mother Earth News.

 
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Table of Contents

Introduction

1 How an Electric Fence Works

2 The Fence Energizer

3 Fitting the Fence to the Animal

4 Permanent Electric Fence

5 Temporary Electric Fence

6 Planning and Building Your Fence

7 Rotational Grazing

8 Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repairs

Resources

Index

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