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80 Watt electric fence solar shock box

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80 Watt electric fence solar shock box

We have a fresh supply of cyclops electric fence shock boxes. Go to our website www.cyclopsfence.com and order your electric fence energizer enclosure today.

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Grants for Animal Agriculture | Cyclops Electric Fence Charger

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Grants for Animal Agriculture | Cyclops Electric Fence Charger

  FACT’s 2018 Fund-a-Farmer Grants Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) provides grants of up to $2,500 to individual farmers ($5,000 for joint applications) for projects that improve the welfare of their farm animals or build capacity of their operations. This year FACT will offer three types of grants:  Does your project help you meet a specific standard for Animal Welfare Approved, Certified Humane or Global Animal Partnership (steps 4-5) certification? > Apply for an Animal Welfare Certification Grant Are you already certified by AWA, CH or GAP but need funding to build your farm's capacity or marketing of your animal...

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What is POLY WIRE Electric Fencing? Best Temporary Fencing

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What is POLY WIRE Electric Fencing? Best Temporary Fencing

Polywire is a very useful product that most landowners can utilize for paddock divisions, strip grazing, etc. But the fine, metal conductors in polywire and polytape products create a very high resistance to current flow. Therefore, don’t depend on it for long runs. Use six-strand and nine-strand polywire with stainless steel conductors for temporary fencing. Six-strand polywire has a resistance of 9,700 ohms per mile, and three-strand polywire has a resistance of 16,000 ohms per mile.

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Electric Fence wire splices and connections | How to advice

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Electric Fence wire splices and connections | How to advice

When making permanent connections in electrical fences, make sure that the joins make good electrical connections. One loose connection can equal a resistance of 500 ohms, and a few loose connections can cause a significant voltage drop. Use good-quality crimp sleeves, crimped with the proper crimping tool, to make electrical connections. A round, hard material such as high-tensile wire does not make a good electrical connection when wrapped back around itself. Therefore, avoid knots and wraps unless the person constructing the system has the ability to make tight wraps.   Too many graziers depend upon their energizers being able to...

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Tips on Installing Electric Fence

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Tips on Installing Electric Fence

People installing electric fences often make the mistake of pulling the wire too tight. Pulling the wire tight requires big corner posts and braces that are overkill for one-wire and two-wire fences. Only tighten wires enough to take most of the sag out of them. Along woodlands where trees or branches might fall on fences, it is a good idea to include tension springs to add some “give” to the fences. Consider using tension springs where deer traffic is heavy. Springs could prevent some damages to fences and also save the inconvenience of having livestock escape before the damaged fences...

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