Real-Life Lessons about Livestock Fencing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Dec 29, 2016 9:55:45 AM

Bulls running down the streets of Baltimore.1 A cow strikes a car (and lived to tell) and causes $6,000 of damage.2 A loose goat in Queens, then two days later a cow is running free in New York City.3   Sounds like scenes from the movies, but it’s reality … and no town, big or small, can escape the possibility of escaping livestock.  These stories pop up on newsfeeds, and most people get a chuckle out of watching a policeman try to chase down a goat, but there can be severe consequences when livestock are not contained, as they learned in Oklahoma.


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Topics: Fence, Build Livestock Fences, Fence Staples




Do's and Don'ts for a Successful Fencing Project

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 21, 2016 10:30:00 AM

A fence is much more than just a structure that divides two areas of land.  Fencing can solve many problems for land or homeowners such as providing containment for livestock, increasing curb appeal, or offering safety and security. And regardless of the materials used, the most popular options being wire, aluminum, chain link, vinyl, wood and wrought iron, there are some do’s and don’ts when installing a fence to keep in mind.


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Topics: Build Livestock Fences, Fence Staples, Scrail Fasteners, Fencing




How to Build a Wire Fence To Keep Livestock In and Others Out

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 26, 2015 12:40:00 PM

Fences come in many shapes, sizes and materials, and can serve many purposes. As a contractor, you may be asked to build a small white picket fence to be a decorative border around a Victorian style home, or construct a 20 mile wire fence around the perimeter of a ranch. According to Charles Sanders, in his article for Backwoods Home Magazine entitled How to Build a Fence for your Homestead, “One of the basic fixtures on a homestead is fencing. Fences are used to keep animals in, or out, of areas. They are used to mark boundaries or provide attractive borders to properties.


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Topics: Wire Fence, Build Livestock Fences, Fence Staples





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