Fencing Choice? Farmtek's Electro-Web or Premier's

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Sparklee, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. Sparklee

    Sparklee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has any one tried Electro-Web Electric Net in the Farmtek catalog. I guess it's probably online, too. It's for chickens (poultry) and goats. What has been your experience with it?

    What makes Farmtek's product different from Premier (as far as i can tell) is that its bottom strand on the fence is not electrified so we wouldn't have to be so particular about getting the pasture mowed down for that bottom strand to make sure it doesn't ground out. Plus, we wouldn't have to recheck it all the time, I would think.

    Anyway, would appreciate some advice as we need some kind of fencing to make grazing (trampling [​IMG] ) specific areas easier.

    About 25 chickens is all.
     
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Not tried either, but hope someone who does use electric or has sees this. [​IMG]
     
  3. labhaven

    labhaven Out Of The Brooder

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    I am in my second season with the Premier fence. I've had very good luck with it and it is showing no signs of aging yet. I use it around the lawn which is kept mowed fairly short. If the grass does get a little long, I can hear the fence shorting out on the grass. I have one of the more powerful fence chargers to hook to it, also from Premier. When I test it, even if it is contacting the grass some, the power going thru the fence is still pretty high. Hope this is helpful info!
     

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