Winter Electric Fence Solutions

The use of Electric Fence in the winter is fast becoming a solution for controlling livestock. Some use it for winter grazing practices, some use it to protect haystacks from both livestock and wildlife. Others use it for a quick fix all through the winter and early spring, not to mention using normal range fences. These uses come with some situations and obstacles that need to be overcome for the fence to work. The most common issue that needs to be addressed in the north country is frozen soil and snow. Both snow and frozen soil are very poor conductors. When designing and using electric fence in  these conditions an all hot system (all wires are hot) will be very ineffective or just simply may not work because the soil can't carry current. The simple method to solve these issues is with a hot/ground fence( every wire alternates between hot wire and ground wire). Remember what w

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