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​​Our goal is to provide you with the best solutions to meet your farming needs and issues.

In this article library you'll find information on topics like why soil health matters, how to get peace of mind that you always have enough water on hand, how to accurately assess stock performance and much more.

For those new to electric fencing we know how tough it can be to learn all the ins and outs of setting one up for the first time.  In addition to the articles listed here we have put together some recommended systems as an easy overview of the different fence types and which are better suited to different needs.


Everything included in this library pertains to cost-effective management practices that will help improve the health of your land, livestock and ultimately your bottom line.  

And best of all, these articles contain practical applications, real farmers and industry experts who invite you to learn from their experiences and adapt them for your own situation.



Gallagher Fence Protects Lord of the Rings Movie Set11Gallagher Fence Protects Lord of the Rings Movie Set​Hobbits don’t like sheep in their gardens. But how do you keep sheep out of a Hobbit’s garden without using conventional fencing?
Angus Stud's New HR5 Makes Stock Recording So Simple13Angus Stud's New HR5 Makes Stock Recording So SimpleLeading Angus breeder places accurate stock identification at the heart of the operation
Basic Grazing Practises, How and Why they Work2Basic Grazing Practises, How and Why they WorkElectric fencing has revolutionised pasture management techniques meaning better profitability for farmers. Permanent or portable systems are used to subdivide pastures for more effective grazing, keeping the grass fresh, short, high energy and palatable which ultimately leads to increased milk and meat production.
Overgrazing & Preventative Management Strategies29Overgrazing & Preventative Management StrategiesTo avoid overgrazing, managing livestock on grazing lands requires graziers to be flexible and understand the complex soil-plant-animal relationship involved.
Weigh System Helps Cattle Producer Make Better Management Decisions30Weigh System Helps Cattle Producer Make Better Management DecisionsThere is an old saying that says you cannot manage what you do not measure. On a livestock operation where pounds of animal equate to dollars in the bank, this adage rings true.

On-farm benefits...

​The following collection of articles provides an overview and case study examples for some of the key farm management decision factors and the solutions available to support those decisions.

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​​Pasture management

Keep grass fresh and high energy for increased milk and meat production.

Animal performance

Accurate measurement of weight gain and other traits for improved profitability.

Animal health

Maintaining healthy stock for continued growth or milk production..


Turning the cost of compliance into an investment for more profitable farming.

Heat Detection
Increasing your 6 week in-calf rate is one of the best ways to improve productivity and profitability on your dairy farm.

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Solutions to...

​Browse the quick links below to see the different systems that support improved pasture and stock management and how other farmers are using them.

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Animal specific

For the most effective animal control using electric fencing, use a fence designed specifically for the animal you are wanting to control.

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57Gallagher's WEID gear is rugged, but it's brilliant simplicity makes it very user friendly.For businesses in the live cattle trade . . . Data is essential
82Craig and Deb Allott are third-generation dairy farmers who share farm with their daughter and son-in-law on the family property at Hazel Park in South Gippsland. During this autumn’s joining program, they used the Flashmate electronic heat detector from Gallagher for the first time and haven’t looked back. Picking up more cattle the way it’s allowed us to, more accurately and quicker – that’s why I’m looking forward to using it again this spring
86Checking water levels on a monitor as he’s walking past is a far better option than what David Southwell of “Caroda Station” at Bingara, NSW, previously did.In a nutshell, it’s been quite good for us. I don’t know how we did without it