Building a Farm Fence That Will Last a Lifetime

Dan Cattle, Dairy, Livestock, This Land of Ours

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Cathy Isom has a review of some of the best materials for building a farm fence that will last a lifetime. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.

Building a Farm Fence That Will Last a Lifetime

When raising livestock, you need a strong commercial fencing installation. A sturdy farm fence isn’t just about containment and visual appeal—it’s also crucial for warding off predators and providing a safe environment for your livestock. Consider options like Electric Fence for Cattle to ensure both security and functionality.

Here are some tips for building a strong fence:

First, check with your local authorities to see if a building permit is necessary before installing an aluminum fencing system. And also call Dig Safe before beginning any work to consider any underground utilities. Do your research to guarantee that your fence is made out of the strongest material that your budget can afford. While wood, page wire, and electric tend to be the most common building materials, some people even use unique materials like composite and vinyl (though not often, since these are more expensive).

It’s highly recommended that you purchase quality hardware for your animal fence installation, use stainless steel or galvanized, as these will be resistant to corrosion and rust. You’ll also want to invest in a good gate and hang it right.

Once your fence is built, your animals will be the best detectors of any holes or gaps in the fence, so let them show you if you have made any mistakes!

I’m Cathy Isom…