Electric Fencing 101
This section contains helpful advice and posts on how to correctly setup an electric fence, how to select a fence charger, what to be aware of when you go to ground your system for the first time and more. We know how tough it can be to learn all the ins and outs of electric fencing without someone beside you, and that's why we are here to help.
If you are new to electric fencing, be sure to also check out our Getting Started page.
Electric Fencing Basics
Electric fencing is economical, easy to install and easy to maintain. Electric Fencing is:
Safe: Animals remember the short, sharp but safe shock and develop respect for the fence.
Easy to install: An electric fence takes less than half the time to build compared to traditional fence systems.
Durable: A non-electrified fence experiences constant wear and tear under stock pressure. Because your animals learn to avoid an electrified fence, your fence will last longer and remain in good condition.
Economical: Electric fences cost less than 50% of traditional non-electric fences.
Give your wire a little flexibility and it won't give you a worry. "This isn't barbed wire, the line doesn't need to be super taut to be effective."
"Adding some flex in the wire allows for curious wildlife on your property as well as unpredictable changes in weather. You can always go back and tighten the line during the summer dry months if needed."Read more
Consumers select electric fencing because it's cost-effective, easy to maintain and takes less than half the time to build compared to traditional fence systems.
"And because of the low physical contact, electric fences are far more durable and last longer."Read more
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