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Finding Faults in your Electric Fence this Spring

Saturday, 01 January, 2022

Monitoring your fence

Ensuring your fence is operating safely and effectively at all times is essential to prevent animals wandering and to protect your crops. Gallagher offers a range of monitoring devices which allow you to maintain your electric fence performance and efficiency.

“The Fault Finder is a all-in one device”

Not only does electric fencing keep domestic animals or livestock contained, it has various other important uses, including keeping unwanted animals out; separating different groups of animals; allowing rationing of crops and pasture; and ensuring animal and human safety by fencing animals off from eroding areas, trees, rivers and roads.

These are all important applications which depend on consistent, reliable electric fence performance. Power fluctuations or interruptions can occur due to animals breaking through or other items making contact with the fence wire, grounding the current.

Fault Finder in your Pocket

Depending on which products you choose, Gallagher North America can enable you to monitor your fence on and off farm. These systems also detect and regulate current fluctuations so your fence’s performance stays within the required levels.

Fence tools and testers are another useful accessory to have on hand when building, maintaining or checking an electric fence. Gallagher has two fence testers, both available from your local Gallagher Dealer. The Fault Finder is a all-in one device, each featuring a volt meter, current meter and fault finder. The Volt Meter measures volts only.

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"The Fault Finder is a all-in one device, each featuring a volt meter, current meter and fault finder"