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Fencing Hazards

If not properly installed or maintained, fences can cause many headaches for livestock producers.  The pictures below show some hazards that everyone should take care to avoid.

broken gate

broken post

corrosion

Broken Gate
Broken Post
Corrosion on Gate Handle
     
limb on temp fence
 
weeds
Limb on temporary fence
  Weeds should not be allowed to touch electric fences as this interferes with the fence's efficiency.

 

 

 

 

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