Fences for Pasture & Garden

Fences for Pasture & Garden


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Whether you’re trying to protect your garden from wildlife predators or want to keep your livestock from wandering too far, effective fencing can bring welcome peace of mind. Covering the pros and cons of a variety of fencing types, Gail Damerow shows you how to build a fence that works for your needs. With clearly illustrated instructions for building wire fences, rail fences, electric fences, woven fences, and more, you’ll soon be creating effective enclosures that are guaranteed to save you time, money, and worry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780882667539
Publisher: Storey Books
Publication date: 01/03/1992
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 380,169
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a contributor to Chickens and Hobby Farms magazines and a regular blogger for Cackle Hatchery. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard. Visit her online at gaildamerow.com.

Table of Contents


1. Planning Your Fence

2. All about Posts

3. Laying the Foundation

4. Setting Posts

5. Fence Wire

6. Wire Fences

7. Selecting an Energizer

8. Installing an Energizer

9. Electrified Fences

10. Temporary Fences

11. Woven Fences

12. Rail Fences

13. Gates


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