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

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Separate wildlife from your livestock and crops with electric fencing. Cost-effective and versatile, portable electric fencing is an essential tool for successful rotational grazing, and it can be used to protect everything from seedling trees to beehives and chickens. Ann Larkin Hansen, an experienced farmer and author, offers practical advice for choosing the right fencing for your needs, planning and installing your fence, and performing ongonig testing and maintenance.

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Overview

Separate wildlife from your livestock and crops with electric fencing. Cost-effective and versatile, portable electric fencing is an essential tool for successful rotational grazing, and it can be used to protect everything from seedling trees to beehives and chickens. Ann Larkin Hansen, an experienced farmer and author, offers practical advice for choosing the right fencing for your needs, planning and installing your fence, and performing ongonig testing and maintenance.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781612121437
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 8/13/2013
  • Series: Storey Basics
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 782,217
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Ann Larkin Hansen runs her own farm and is the author of The Organic Farming ManualThe Landowner’s Guide to Managing Your Woods, and two other Storey Basics® books: Finding Good Farmland and Electric Fencing. She has contributed to many publications, including Beef, Mother Earth News, Wisconsin West, Minnesota Business Journal, and The Organic Broadcaster. She writes and farms in Wisconsin.

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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

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Index

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