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Electric Fence Systems

​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you are fencing more than one type of animal, it is best to choose the fence set up recommended for the smallest animal, to ensure they can't get under the bottom wire.  

An electric fence is a psychological barrier that keeps livestock in and predators out - even over long distances. A pulse of electric current is sent along the fence wire, about one pulse per second, from an energizer (a.k.a. fence charger or fencer) which is grounded. When an animal touches the fence, it completes the circuit between the fence and the ground receiving a short, sharp but safe shock. The shock is sufficient​ to keep the animal away from the fence.  

Because the fence is a ​psychological barrier, it does not require great physical strength. However, it must be well designed and constructed to absorb some pressure from animals, snow and wind.  The energizer must have enough power for the length of the fence and for the animals being controlled. 



​View Recommended Fence Installations Below by Animal:


Permanent Fence



High tensile wire systems create long life, permanent electric fences. They are easy to install and operate and provide highly effective animal control that is made to last.

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Portable Fence



​Portable electric fences are easy to transport, assemble and take down allowing flexible fencing for short-term animal control or rotational grazing.

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Offset Fence



​Retrofit / offset electric fencing is an economical and easy install option if you have an existing or new conventional, non-electric fence that you want to protect.

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Other Fences

Gallagher offers a wide range of electric fence kits to get you started

Gallagher offers a wide range of electric fencing kits to get you started.

Electra-Lock Woven Wire Fencing

Electra-Lock Woven Wire Fence provides a unique dual purpose fencing option as it can be used as a normal non-electrified fence, or electrified by simply attaching an energizer to it.