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Winter Tips for Jobe Valves

It’s that time of year when temperatures fall, and folks find out if their watering systems are built to withstand the colder temperatures or if things freeze and break. During the cold season, customers often ask, “In how cold of temperatures will the valves operate?” So, here are some general tips for Jobe Valve products […]

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Electric Netting

Kencove takes pride in the fact that everyone’s favorite chicken fence is made right here in Blairsville, Pennsylvania. Kencove Electric Netting is proudly manufactured in the USA and is designed to safely contain pastured poultry, while providing superior protection from predators. The lightweight, portable design is a time-saver for poultry farmers. You may also hear this […]

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Insulated and Non-Conductive Bracing Systems

Most fence contractors and professional farm fence builders will likely agree that the backbone of your fence system is the corner posts and bracing. Your corner posts, end posts, and gate posts are the beginning step, and installing them properly will help ensure a quality project. Treated wood posts are most commonly used, but steel […]

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Protecting Bee Hives with Apiary Fence

Bears are very smart and usually don’t forget, therefore, a psychological barrier will easily prevent the devastation of bees, hives, and honey.  A bear with a sweet tooth can destroy all your efforts and hard-earned money. A well-constructed electric fence will keep bears out of any apiary and do its job for years.  Electric fencing […]

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What Does It Cost To Run A Fence Charger?

Over the years, many people have asked me, “How much is it going to cost to run my electric fence charger?” I usually respond with “pennies-per-month,” but this is pretty easy to compute yourself. The two things you will need to know are how many watts your particular charger pulls and the kilowatt charge from your particular […]

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