Deer in the Headlights….or in the Fence

Anyone who uses electric fence knows that the most critical detail regarding fence management is to always keep the fence hot. However, users of electric fence will tell you that keeping an their fence hot all the time is often considerably more challenging than it would first appear to be. We try to keep 5000 volts on everything at an absolute minimum, and I try pretty hard for twice that much though I don’t always succeed. Some of the problems and challenges you run into while trying to keep electric fence hot sure are interesting. After a lifetime of...

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