Questions tagged [electric-fence]

Questions related to installing or using energized (electric) fences to keep animals from crossing them. Use with the [electrical] tag and/or [fence] tag

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
40 views

What gauge of wire do I need to connect my electric fence to the .7 joules controller that is 25ft away?

Inside my shop I have my fifteen miles electric fence controller plugged in. From the controller I was using a three strand 12 awg wire that ran along my metal building about 25ft to the electric ...
1
vote
2answers
167 views

Can you splice wires in the middle of a wireless dog fence?

I am trying to build a 'barrier' wireless dog fence. I could simply run the wire around my whole yard and be done, but much of it is already fenced in and I do not want to restrict access to that ...
2
votes
4answers
98 views

Possible to have wire mesh fencing plus a couple live wires for wild animals?

We bought a small former horse farm a few years a ago. We reinforced the old horse pasture with wire mesh fencing to keep our dogs in. Now we want to fence in a wooded part of our property for the ...
4
votes
4answers
10k views

Why is my electric fence killing birds?

I have an electric fence/wire around the top of my split-rail fence surrounding about 1 acre of land. I keep finding dead birds right next to/under the fence wire. Not just one or two, but actually ...