Kencove electric netting

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by tredin18, Jun 30, 2016.

  1. tredin18

    tredin18 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just put up Kencove poultry netting positive/negative. Tested energizer with fence tester, all good. How do I test the actual netting with the tester because it does not appear to be energized. I brush my hand against it in several places and no shock. Help!
     
  2. bigredshaverhen

    bigredshaverhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is the current shorting out through grass or twigs?
     
  3. tredin18

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    No. I don't think so. Grass cut very short
     
  4. centrarchid

    centrarchid Chicken Obsessed

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    show how fencer is connected to charger
     
  5. tredin18

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    I figured it out. No grounding rod needed as the fence is positive/negative. I hooked both alligator clips to the fence
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  6. Howard E

    Howard E Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brush your hand against the hot wire and alternate ground wire in the fence.......I dare ya!

    Or, if you are not that gullible, use your tester on the hot wire and alternate wire. I'm curious what you find.
     
  7. tredin18

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    Because it is a positive/negative fencing you do not need a ground rod. You connect the energizer red lead to red connection on fence and green one to green connection on fence. Working great all around at 6000 volts.
     

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