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Here’s a job that is never finished. There is always more fence to be built or fixed. Our ewes never graze the northwest corner of our pasture where it is too marshy to take the tractor and...
Weight these fencing factors before investing in wrought iron
Radio interview source: Maurice Cassidy, president, Cassidy Brothers Forge, Inc.                         Listen here for the...
Not all fences are good for horses
Listen to the radio story mp3 When it comes to keeping animals contained, all fences are not created equal. While barbed wire may be fine for cattle, it's dangerous for horses. Vinyl fence is...
Invest in an automatic gate for convenience and safety
Radio interview source: Russell Pimental, sales manager, Amazing Gates               Listen here for the radio story When you live in the...
A solid fence post starts from the bottom up
Listen to the radio story mp3 Fences add interest to your landscaping, keep out stray wildlife, and clearly mark your property boundaries. However, a good fence requires a firm foundation. When you...
Livestock laws apply to horses as well as cattle, goats, and sheep.
These laws deal with taking up stray animals, returning them to the owners, and, if necessary, selling them at public auction to pay for the expenses of keeping them. They also deal with fencing...
Protect your four-legged friends from roaming outside your acreage by installing electronic pet fencing.
As your pets run around your property, chasing whatever catches their attention, you want to ensure they are safe, especially from busy traffic. With electronic pet fencing, you can keep pets...
Good fences make good neighbors. Here is a guide to practical fencing on your acreage.
When Dennis and Birgit Boelk found 16 affordable acres near Kalona, Iowa, the first thing on their mind was not fencing. But moving in next to Amish farmers with inquisitive animals made property-...
If you're looking for a sturdy fence that will last forever with minimal maintenance, vinyl fits the bill.
Like vinyl windows and siding, which are routinely used in homes, vinyl fencing offers significant advantages to the acreage owner. Also known as polyvinyl chloride or PVC fencing, it's easy to...