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AG Electric fencing bookcover

Electric Fencing AgGuide

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Electric fences are often a cheap and effective way to control livestock.  They can also give you more flexibility when developing property plans.  This book has 14 chapters including advantages of electric fencing, safety, construction, testing and animal control.  Includes over 50 diagrams.


  • Electric fences - can they help you?
  • How they work
  • Safety
  • Planning the fence
  • Materials
  • Gates
  • Reinforcing existing fences
  • Temporary fences
  • Building the fence
  • Testing the fence
  • special circumstances
  • Training paddocks
  • Animals controlled
  • Step by step construction
  • Useful terms and definitions

Author: Jennifer Laffan

ISBN:  9780731306244 | 74 pages | A4

Catalogue number:  B131

Publisher:  NSW Department of Primary Industries | 2016