Avoid “Continuous Current” Energizers for Electric Fence A fire burned grass, trees, and a UTV and was only 30 ft from a barn when the fire department arrived. It occurred because the property owner purchased both our netting and another firm’s “continuous current” energizer via Amazon’s website. In making the energizer purchase he relied upon […]
Thinking about putting up fence? Before you build, make sure you know where and what you want to install. The link below offers helpful insight into design and construction for Permanent, Semi-Permanent and Temporary fences for sheep and goats. Produced by the University of Illinois.
Solar units: Turn off and disconnect from the fence. Face the panel south (toward sun) and let charge for 1-2 days. Disconnect leads from battery terminals and store the unit in a temperature controlled climate. Batteries: Charge batteries to full and store in a temperature controlled climate. Batteries must maintain above a 40% charge at […]
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?
1. Ant problems Sprinkle the bottom of the energizer with ant dust (such as Terro). Do not sprinkle dust on the circuit board, because dust can retain moisture and damage/corrode the circuit board.