Electric Fencing

An investment in electric fencing is an investment in more profitable farming. It is true that electric fencing takes less time, effort and cost than traditional fencing but it brings most benefit as a powerful pasture management tool.

Gallagher Permanent Electric Fencing solutions can be used to provide robust, reliable solutions for exclusion, internal subdivision and boundary fencing.​

Rock-solid Gallagher Mega Anchor perfect fence for inaccessible country

“Building a fence in steep country is just much easier with Gallagher Mega Anchor because it’s so simple and so light. I can put a heap of them in the back of my buggy, take a jackhammer… go up the side of the hill and build a fence. It’s so simple and so effective.”

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Gallagher Insulated Line Post flexibility perfect over swamps and in floods

“The Gallagher Insulated Line Posts can easily cope with floods; once the water’s gone, I just wander down there, and run some new Turbo Braid or new flexible wire, and put some clips on where they’re needed. This system with the Insulated Line Posts simplifies what we try to do in our waterways, and is so much more efficient and effective than iron posts and trying to get them back perfectly again.”

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Lamb production only possible with wild-dog proof Gallagher Westonfence

"Once the Westonfence is in, you can run anything. We’ve put in the D7, with every second wire hot, so three hot, four plain. Right now we’re running goats and sheep, but as far as I’m concerned it’s such a good fence because you can run cattle, sheep, goats, or free-range pigs for that matter. So you can develop your operation, and down the track your enterprise is not limited by the fencing, hence you can take advantage of trending prices, depending on the season.”

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Gallagher Westonfence prevents heartbreaking lamb losses

“I don’t have to put down maimed stock; there’s just none of that, which is such a relief. Our lambing percentages are much better, and with the price of lambs today, you don’t want to be losing any to foxes. So that’s another thing to put in the equation when you’re looking at the economics of putting the fence up."

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Gallagher exclusion fence protects farm surrounded by national park from deer

“The whole fence is pretty low maintenance. In fact, I’m quite surprised at how little maintenance the fence requires. If there is a problem, the controller will tell you which way it is, and then when you’re there, you can turn the fence off without having to go back to the energizer.”

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Miniature goats safe behind unobtrusive, feral-dog proof Gallagher Westonfence

“It would have been really difficult to fence with traditional fencing underneath the massive pine trees along the boundary because the roots were in the way. The Gallagher Westonfence was much easier, because the ISPs don’t go into the ground – just the steel posts, and that’s only every 10 metres. So it just suited terrain wise, and was easily more cost-effective because of that – even more so in that zone.

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Queensland nut orchard sees 5-fold yield increase with Gallagher Westonfence

“We jumped from three tonne to up to 16 tonne last year – and it wasn’t a good year condition-wise for the crop. On top of that, the grass was way too high because I couldn’t get up the hills to mow. So that 16 tonne was more like 18 tonne, after we lost a couple of tonnes –  but if we didn’t have the pig fence in place, I would have not picked up one nut because the pigs would have had it all."

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Gallagher Westonfence strikes blow to ferals on gun shearer’s property

“The impact on productivity has been dramatic in our back country: there’s 600 acres [243ha] of hill country we’ve fenced that struggled to run 1,000 Merino wethers when we first came here. Now, with pasture improvement and the Gallagher Westonfence, we now fatten lambs and cattle on that same country. The difference is huge.”

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An Introduction to Electric Fencing

Electric feral fence boosts hay production 4-fold, eliminates pigs

Hungry, worm-ridden kangaroos in large numbers make a significant dent in feed and water that was originally destined for sheep.

Add to that the issues that feral pigs create when rooting up the ground and it was time for an electric fencing solution.

Read how the Axfords have eradicated the pig problem altogether and brought the roo invasion down from some 1700 to just four.

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Gallagher S400 solar units solve fencing dilemma

“Our idea is to put a solar unit in each paddock, with each paddock running separately so if something goes wrong, the whole system doesn’t fail. We were going to try a unit, but Dad liked these S400s so much that he bought two of them at once.

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Electric fencing can be used in many different applications: new, purpose built fences for containment or exclusion of large animal; retro fitting an old fence to extend its life or to protect a new conventional fence; feral animal exclusion and temporary fencing for pasture management and animal control.

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Gallagher Insulated Line Posts perfectly suited to salty coastal environment

“They’re easier on the staff to handle because they’re lightweight compared to star steel. They’re quick to erect because they're…

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Gallagher Insulated Line Posts meet instant need after bushfire

“We put the heavy strainer posts in, and then Girard Williams, who’s the Gallagher Territory Manager for this area, came…

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‘Horse-safe’ Gallagher Insulated Line Posts quickly fitted the bill for peace of mind

“I definitely recommended these to all my other horsey people. With my day-to-day management, I feel a lot more secure…

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Chapter 8 says it all for horse fencing

“I can tell you, over the years we’ve tried every damn sort of fence. Horses will do whatever they can…

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iSeries Fence Controller Wall Attachment

‘Life-changing’ Gallagher Energizer stops dogs, gives four extra hours a day

“I like this Gallagher system — and the backup service — so much, I’m going to install it on our…

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4 Wire Westonfence

Gallagher Westonfence best option to set up cattle cell grazing post bushfire

After a bushfire in South Australia’s Southern Flinders Ranges in 2014, Ashley and Jeanette Harvie took the opportunity to redesign…

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Gallagher Westonfence preserves green pick for cattle

On their combined 648 hectares (1,600 acres), Alan Wenham and his brother used to feed about 2,000 kangaroos on what…

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Gallagher Westonfence keeps Dorpers in and neighbour relations strong

Phil Larwood can have a beer with his neighbours now, “and I don’t have to worry about any flack from…

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Gallagher joins forces with Westonfence- News

Livestock and Pasture Management with Westonfence | Gallagher Australia

Gordon Brown likes a fence “that’s stock proof when the power’s down, and bullet proof when it’s electrified”.

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Gallagher Westonfence saves 2 months of cattle feed from high roo pressure

Despite not having grazed their back paddocks for six months as part of their normal rotation, Sam Johnson said the…

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Karen and Owen Betts

Farmer protects livestock with single Gallagher energizer | Gallagher Australia

When the Betts family acquired the 410 acre property in 2013, the farm was set up for cattle with conventional…

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Gallagher Westonfence allows restocking after high roo, feral dog pressure

When others around him were completely destocking due to the drought, Willie Chandler was able to keep his breeders because…

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Gallagher Westonfence the answer in fencing equation

For David and Annabelle Horn, fencing became a numbers game.

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Cost-effective Gallagher Westonfence proves ‘plane’ useful in the Yarra Valley

Yarra Valley agricultural contractor Scott White likes many things about Gallagher Westonfence — from the reduced tools he needs to install…

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Building Gallagher Westonfences for livestock, pastures and … chooks

For fencing contractor Steve Walters, longevity and stock control are major benefits to landholders of Gallagher Westonfence.

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Dorper Ewes

No livestock losses to dogs since electrifying boundary fencing | Gallagher Australia

After a very bad run with livestock mauled by dogs, Dan and Linda Petty decided to put electric fencing around…

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Livestock Manager TSi 2- Weighing Sheep

TSi enables fast, accurate throughput for supermarket contract | Gallagher Australia

Being able to weigh 500 cattle in three hours is a major advantage of the TSi Livestock Manager for Phil…

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Westonfence- Angle Side View

Westonfence Crop Protection Driving Profitability | Gallagher Australia

For Northern Territory watermelon growers Stewart and Cassie Younghusband, a Westonfence powered by high-Joule Gallagher energizers has allowed them to…

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Sheep Grazing Vineyard

Strip grazing sheep saves vineyard $15,000 in costs | Gallagher Australia

508 hectare vineyard grazes a neighbour's merinos, earning money and saving money on herbicide treatments all at the same time.

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An Introduction to Electric Fencing

Pasture Management, Managed or Rotational Grazing | Gallagher Australia

Gallagher advises rotational grazing (also known as controlled/managed grazing) as the best way to achieve optimum pasture yield as part…

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