Farm Fencing: Horse High, Chicken Tight and Bull Strong

With farm fencing, there’s plenty to consider: Woven wire or high-tensile? Electric or non-electric? Here’s how to make the best choice for your animals.



knowhow1
You’ll likely need to combine several fencing types to corral different animals.
ILLUSTRATION: ELAYNE SEARS
high-tensile-wire-fence
High-tensile wire fences remain one of the most common fencing choices.
LEN CHURCHILL
men-barbed-wire-fence
Barbed wire fences work as strong physical and psychological barriers.
LEN CHURCHILL
woven-wire-fence
You can increase the effectiveness of a woven wire fence by adding a strand of barbed wire or electric wire at the appropriate heights for your animals.
LEN CHURCHILL
electric-fence-illustration
Electric fences are as safe as they are effective, and can be used in both permanent and portable installations.
LEN CHURCHILL
braced-fence-corner
Strong braces, such as this two-post horizontal brace, are necessary for your fence to outlast any weight and stress put on it.
LEN CHURCHILL











Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.