Category Archives: Grounding

Grazing with Goats

Growing up with animals was always an adventure. And raising a family with your own eggs and meat can not only be a great way to monitor what your family eats, but also to teach valuable life lessons about hard work, the circle of life, responsibility, and stewardship of the land.

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Kencove Grounding Kits: the Simple Solution to Adequate Grounding

To have an effective high-tensile electric fence you, must start with high-quality parts. High-tensile wire, solid, CCA-treated wood posts, and a reliable energizer are essential. One important element that is often overlooked is grounding. Grounding is key.

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Grounding: The Key to a Successful Fence

The most commonly asked questions in our blog comments revolve around grounding issues. Popular problems include inadequate “shock” when touching the fence line, yet still reading a high output voltage when testing the energizer. More often than not the issue lies in poor grounding rather than a fault on the fence line. The easiest way […]

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Orchard and Vineyard Trellis Construction: Part 2

Along with your wire and posts, you will need a few tools to erect a functioning trellis. Below is an illustration of 15 hand tools needed to properly build a trellis system. Different designs require different tool use and frequency of tool use. But, these are the basic hand tools you will need when working […]

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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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