Author Archives: Lacy Weimer

What Happens When an Animal Touches an Electric Fence?

An electric fence creates a psychological barrier for containing or excluding animals. It is considered a psychological barrier because the animal receives a memorable electric shock when it touches the fence. After receiving an unforgettable shock, the animal will make a mental connection between the fence and the shock and no longer challenge the fence. […]

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Does an electric fence have to make a complete loop?

A commonly asked question is, “Does an electric fence have to make a complete loop?” The answer is no, an electric fence DOES NOT have to make a complete loop. However, there are advantages and disadvantages to completing the fence loop. Creating a continuous loop will increase voltage on the fence line, because power is […]

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Tapered vs. Non-Tapered Wood Fence Posts

We get plenty of questions about tapered posts and non-tapered posts. What is the difference? Which type is stronger? Which should I use? Tapered posts are peeled by a high-speed machine that follows the contour of the log.  The finished post has the characteristics of each piece of wood.  Because the tree is tapered, the […]

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Electric Net Assembly and Storage

Kencove Electric Netting can be erected in minutes with no elaborate list of materials or special tools needed. Manufactured in the USA, the simple, lightweight design allows the fence to be moved and set up repeatedly, making for almost instant pastures and enclosures. And most importantly, an electric net fence protects precious livestock, produce, and even pets from […]

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Low Impedance vs. High Impedance

Historically, there have been three major impedance types for energizers: high-impedance, solid-state, and low-impedance. Of these different types, high-impedance energizers, for the most part, have been taken off the market. These were the older “weed burner” types. They had long, slow pulses, and they did burn through weeds, but they were also known to start […]

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