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Permalink Where can I find information about fencing for sheep and goats?

C.S.
Pennsylvania

Answer: Several articles discuss the various options for fencing for sheep and goats. A few of these articles discuss the costs of the various types of fencing. In addition there is a book, Fences for Pasture & Garden, that you may be interested in. This is a very thorough book about various types and set-ups for fence.

Resources:

Fences for Pasture & Garden. Storey Publishing. 1 p.

McNally, J. 2004. Sheep fencing: more is usually better. Graze, Vol. 11, No. 9. pg. 14-15.

Zweede-Tucker, Y. 1997. How to Hotwire a Goat. Cashmirror, Vol. 9, No. 2. pg. 19-21.

OBrien, A. 2003. Fencing Options in Predator Control. The Shepherd's Journal, Vol. 10, No. 2. pg. 25-26.

Damerow, G. 1992. Electric fences reduce goat escapes to zero. Dairy Goat Journal, Vol. 70, No. 3. pg. 24.

Mitchell, E. 1994. Controlling Goats with the Right Fence. The Stockman Grassfarmer, Vol. 51, No. 11. pg. 30.

Damerow, G. 1993. Secrets for solving fencing woes. Dairy Goat Journal, Vol. 71, No. 2. pg. 16-17.

Fencing Systems. Pasture Talk, Vol. 6, No. 1. pg. 7, 9.

Barbour, P. 2001. Flexible fencing fit for grazing. Successful Farming, Vol. 99, No. 4. pg. 2.

Shepherd, W. 1996. How to Choose the Right Fence for the Right Job. ACRES USA, Vol. 26, No. 11. pg. 11.

Pratt, D. 1992. Electric Fence Design.

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