Guide to Stock Fencing by Andy Radford

By Andy Radford

No matter if you wish a fence that might guard huge farm animals akin to livestock and horses, or an enclosure for a number of chickens, or any measurement of inventory enclosure in among, A advisor to inventory Fencing encompasses a wealth of useful details and recommendation. subject matters coated comprise: information on deciding to buy the proper fabrics and instruments, and the simplest shops to do company with; the elemental post-and-rail fence, together with the ideal Read more...


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The easiest option is to use a pair of ‘Shoveholers’, because soil can be removed while the operator remains in a standing position (explained in Chapter 2). The next technique, and it is a trick of the trade, is to use two spades simultaneously. If the two are forced towards the opposite sides of the hole, waste matter can be lifted out by closing the ends together, trapping the soil between both the spades, as in the action of a Shoveholer. The last way is the most basic of all: simply lift out the soil with your hand, but make sure that safety gloves are worn.

Supplied in 54yd (50m) rolls. Its specification is 32in (80cm) high with eight line wires and 6in (15cm) vertical spacings. B8/80/30: the heavyweight equivalent of C8/80/30. This is a cheaper heavy fence with the advantages of 12in (30cm) vertical spacings, making it ideal for cattle, pigs, sheep and lambs. Supplied in 54yd (50m) rolls, it is 32in (80cm) high with eight line wires and 12in (30cm) vertical spacings. The Basic Post and Rail Fence This style of fence, sometimes called ranch-fencing, is perfect for ponies, horses and animals that love to climb for a better view.

These may either be two vertical intermediate posts or strainer posts, bridged at the top by a further post. ) Box strainer. CHAPTER 2 GETTING STARTED Choosing the Right Materials Before any materials are purchased it is a good idea to know what quantities of wood and wire are going to be used. This can only be done accurately by assessing the area to be fenced off. The terrain will play a major role in this assessment because rivers that could bisect the proposed line and drastic changes in height and direction will have a bearing on the number of strainer posts and struts required.

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