A normal electric fence consists of: Wire(s) connected to the fence (positive) terminal of an fence energizer. The soil’s moisture connected via metal ground (earth) stakes to the negative terminal of the fence energizer.
Premier’s Deck Chair holds sheep reliably in a relaxed position. Allows the use of both hands to trim feet, tag ears, examine and medicate. Restrains heavily pregnant ewes without injury. Users can walk away for more medicine or tools. Adjusts for width to hold all sizes of sheep (even just shorn ones).
A common question: “I can’t get any power on my fence but my energizer seems to be working fine. My animals are walking through the fence.” Answer: Many times the problem ends up being that the energizer ground system is inadequate because copper ground rods have been used. Why?
Plastic ear tags (all brands) are much easier to install if they are warm.
As breeding season approaches for most flocks across the country making plans for this important season is often overlooked. Aside from the essential first step of making sure you have enough “ram power”, there are a series of other management procedures and techniques that can be used to ensure the season is a success.
For electric net to be successful, new sheep should be trained to electric net before sending them out to pasture. This helps create the pain barrier that temporary fence relies on to be effective.
Mother’s milk is warm but it’s produced constantly in only small amounts—so lambs can’t take too much at one time.
No higher above the floor than a mother’s own teat (usually low).
To start, use Pritchard teats with warm artificial milk or colostrum.
Pays for itself in 1 Year! Simple steps to install—after that, it just saves money! Installation steps… 1. Panels are easy to carry and store They can be carried or dragged short distances by hand (6 panel size weighs 106 lbs), transported by ATV and stored out of the way. Unlike most other big bale feeders, […]