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Livestock farmers want to know what the best farm fences are to secure farm animals. While there are many types of fence on the market for farmland, not all are appropriate for livestock security. Let's break it down.
Poly Fence is simply not strong enough to secure large animals such as cattle and sheep. If they do not chew through the plastic mesh, they will bulldoze right over it. On the contrary, some types of metal fence are used to secure livestock, including chickens. Many chicken owners use Steel Hex Web Fence, a hexagonal fence, to secure chickens and keep them protected and away from coyotes, wolves and foxes. Chicken owners also use electric poultry netting for livestock protection. However, for other types of farm animals, Steel Hex is not strong enough nor is Welded Wire Fence.
The strongest metal fence on the market for large animals, including cattle and horses, is woven wire fencing, also known as solid lock fence or Fixed Knot. This material is hardcore - some suggest being able to thrust a car through it without damage to the fence. This type of fence is used to secure farms with heavy deer pressure and to protect farm animals like sheep and goats.
There are many farm fences on the market, but the type of fence used will depend on the animal(s) on the farm.
The average male Grizzly Bear weighs about 600 pounds (not to make them feel badly); and while they are focused on stocking up on food before winter hibernation, growers are determined to keep them away from their beehives, crops and flowerbeds. There are many types of fence on the market; but some are simply not strong [...]
June marks National Dairy Month, a time for every dairy product drinking/eating person to thank their local dairy farmers for all their hard work. Raising milk cows, and being a dairy farmer, is not easy and requires long days and a dedicated plan. Dairy cows need plenty of forage (hay, straw), grasses and water. In fact, dairy [...]
There are many fence types on the market; and each type of fence serves its cause. While PVC-coated metal fences, such as Steel Hex Web or Welded Wire serve well as a deer fence, a high tensile fence is best for cattle management.High Tensile Fences, or Fixed Knot Fences are used for livestock management (goats, [...]
High Tensile Fence, also known as Fixed Knot Fence, is the best farm fence for raising cattle, bison, sheep and goats. The Solid Lock Fixed Knot is the strongest metal deer fence on the market and can also be used to rid deer, bears and other wildlife that may harm livestock. This woven wire deer fence is [...]