Category Archives: Portable Fence

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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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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Benefits of 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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Benefits of a Solar Energizer

Like an AC electric fence, a solar-powered (DC) electric fence can be used to keep livestock and pets safe and secure or wildlife and pests out. Unlike an AC fence charger, a solar fence charger uses a small solar photovoltaic (PV) panel to collect and convert sunlight into energy, which is then stored in the […]

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Evolution of the Step-In Post

by Jim Gerrish, American GrazingLands Services LLC Strip grazing is not a new idea, but the tools we have available to implement it have changed dramatically over the last 30 years. When I first went to work at the U of MO Forage Systems Research Center (FSRC) in 1981, stockpiled winter pastures were already being […]

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