Fences for Pasture & Garden

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Storey Publishing, Mar 9, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 160 pages
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Whether you’re trying to protect your garden from wildlife predators or want to keep your livestock from wandering too far, effective fencing can bring welcome peace of mind. Covering the pros and cons of a variety of fencing types, Gail Damerow shows you how to build a fence that works for your needs. With clearly illustrated instructions for building wire fences, rail fences, electric fences, woven fences, and more, you’ll soon be creating effective enclosures that are guaranteed to save you time, money, and worry.
 

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Contents

1 Planning Your Fence
1
2 All about Posts
9
3 Laying the Foundation
23
4 Setting Posts
37
5 Fence Wire
47
6 Wire Fences
57
7 Selecting an Energizer
67
8 Installing an Energizer
75
11 Woven Fences
110
12 Rail Fences
121
13 Gates
130
Glossary
142
Conversions metric
146
Suppliers
147
Select Bibliography
149
Index
150

9 Electrified Fences
88
10 Temporary Fences
101

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About the author (2011)

Gail Damerow has written extensively on raising chickens and other livestock, growing fruits and vegetables, and related rural know-how in more than a dozen books, including the best-selling Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens, The Chicken Encyclopedia, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Hatching and Brooding Your Own Chicks. Damerow is a regular contributor to Backyard Poultry,Countryside, and Rural Heritage magazines. She lives in Tennessee with her husband, where they operate a family farm with poultry and dairy goats, a sizable garden, and a small orchard. 
 

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