A Complete Guide on Installing an Electric Fence for Horses

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Installing electric fence for horses is probably one of the smartest decisions you’ll ever make! When you need to build a new fence or looking to replace your existing ones, there’s a major reason for considering electric fencing in Perth. To know more, visit http://www.ruralfencingsupplies.com.au/electric-fencing

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A Complete Guide on Installing an Electric Fence for Horses Installing electric fence for horses is probably one of the smartest decisions you’ll ever make When you need to build a new fence or looking to replace your existing ones there’s a major reason for considering electric fencing in Perth. Electric fencing is economical easy to install and is very effective. To build an electric fence you first need to take into consideration which materials you think might be best suited to your horses and their characters. Determine the Purpose of Fence: The first thing you need to think about before building a fence is what that barrier needs to do. Do you plan to buy a horse or raise cattle on your property If so a high-tensile wire fence electric fence or quality wood fence would be in order. Until you know what the fence will be used for it will be difficult to move on to the next step.

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Guide to Choose Electric Fence Charger: When building a successful electric fencing in Perth choosing the right electric fence charger is important. When choosing a fence charger you will need to consider the voltage that is necessary to provide enough electrical current for the size and length of your fenced area. The size of the area and the type nature of horses contained determines the strength of fence charger needed. So how will decide the type of electric fence charger It’s simple the below questions help to select the correct electric fence charger. Question 1 – What type of power source do you need Question 2 – What kind and size of horses to contain Question 3 – What is the size of the area that will be enclosed with an electric fence By answering the above mentioned questions you will be able to choose the right fence charger for your electric fencing needs. When assembling your electric fence there are few of the important things to consider. They are as follows: Importance of Fence Post: While choosing fence post keep in mind that the fence posts are the foundation and the primary support of your electric fence. Wooden posts are sturdiest and suggested for use as the corner posts. Installing electric fencing in Perth with wooden posts as corners posts are considered as the permanent fence. Importance of Grounding: Without proper grounding work the electric fence charger will not work. If the soil conditions on your farm you will need to install a minimum of three ground rods that are 6-8 long. If the soil conditions are rich and moist one ground rod might be sufficient. Also consider the length of your fence when constructing the ground system the longer the fence and the more rods will be needed.

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Importance of Fence Insulator: There are various types of fence insulators available in the market today. When choosing fence insulator you should carefully consider many of the important aspects to successfully install electric fence. Importance of Fence Wire: There are number of criteria to consider when choosing fence wire for your electric fence. You can find fence wire in variety of materials gauges and lengths depending on your specific fencing needs. The type and size of animal intended for the fence will help determine what type of fence is best and what voltage and amperage the fence will require. Still now we have discussed the things you need to consider when installing electric fencing in Perth. Now we are going to discuss the things you should consider before investing in electric fence. Budget: As like everything when it comes to investing in electric fence the main thing you need to consider is “Budget”. You should evaluate your budget up front and have a set amount that you’re willing to spend. Along with the initial investment you should also add the maintenance expenses. Fencing Material: Several types of fencing supplies are there to choose from. You can choose – Wooden Boards Metal Pipe Mesh Wire Vinyl and PVC planks. Each of these types has both pros and cons. So before choosing the one do proper research and settle down for the best one. While choosing fencing material you should also consider the material you choose which many people often disregard. If your paddocks are prone to flooding wood posts may not be the best option as it holds moisture and get decayed soon so go for metal posts. Conclusion:

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Many horse owners find electric fencing as the best alternative Consider all of the factors that are important to you including the safety of your horses and then consider costs and find the best possible fence for the best price. A Little about Rural Fencing Irrigation Supplies: Rural Fencing Irrigation Supplies in Perth offers a wide range of quality and affordable fencing and irrigation products including horse fence dog fence bird netting automatic gates electric fencing pumps water tanks welded mesh wire netting shade cloth plywood sheep yard mesh and per products. To know more visit http://www.ruralfencingsupplies.com.au/ or Follow https://plus.google.com/116643016918747167783/about Location: 2 Davison Street Maddington Perth WA - 6109

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