Monday, June 2, 2014

Farm fencing


Sights of the season:

A working electric fence. And no, I didn't test it.

Unused electric fence reels hanging, waiting to be called into service

A bunch of electric fence standards  in storage

Fencing wire, some used, some unused

Electric fence insulators

8 comments:

  1. I am shocked at how I remember the electric fence around the few head of cattle my Dad raised.

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  2. I don't think I have ever seen an electric fence up close.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  3. Pauline, I used to be able to hear them click. I found one last year that wasn't clicking and stepped over it. I haven't decided whether my hearing is defective or they are now silent. I can assure you it was on.

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  4. I find this post quite shocking.

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  5. Electric fences have become hi tech since I dealt with them in the 50's. Yes we did touch the wire. we dared each other to so who could hang on the longest!

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  6. I LOVE this post Pauline, I've shifted more electric fences than I care to remember!
    Clever girl, very artistic images!

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  7. They are the only thing that would keep the Highland Cattle in the paddock in front of The Cottage. Any ordinary fence was demolished in no time.

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  8. I remember you could test the electric fence out with a blade of grass...

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