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Add permanence and beauty to your landscape with a stone wall. -- By: Justin Hancock
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Whether attempting to keep goats in or deer out, nothing works as effectively as electric fencing. It is quite possibly the most important tool for managing animals.
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Electric fencing may be the most important tool a livestock producer has for managing animals ... if it's used correctly.
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Kevin Davis built a spectacular "Chicken Mansion" on his Kentucky acreage, complete with a wire roost, outside entry nest boxes, predator-proof runs, and automatic feeders. Take a look at...
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Cattle fence When introducing cattle to a new pasture that is fenced with a one-wire electric fence, I tie plastic grocery bags to the wire, one on each span. This makes the fence more visible to...
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The trees taking up space in your fencerow may seem annoying, but they really do have value. Fencerows with trees and vegetation provide important wildlife habitat. Radio interview source: Dr. Bill...
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Before installation, start by assessing all your needs
Fences define property and confine livestock but they also limit where wildlife can find habitat. The right kind of fencing will serve both types of animals well. Unfortunately for wildlife, fences...
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Vinyl is popular material for attractive fencing along a lane or property lines. Be sure to do your homework before buying vinyl, because not all of it is the same quality. Radio interview source:...
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Putting up portable electric fencing often means wrestling with the posts and wires. A new system called the Smart Fence combines posts, reels, and wire in one easy package. Radio interview source:...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Renewable resource Listen to this radio story (MP3 download) or read below. Radio interview source: Brad Collins, executive director, American Solar Energy Society We used electric fencing...

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