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Best Fence Charger: Gallagher MBS1800i Charger / 18 Joule / 200 Mile / 1200 Acre

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FREE USA SHIPPING    All the smarts and power of the Gallagher i series with the NEW ability to power your energizer your way. Mains, battery or solar. The MB1800i provides fence information at a glance, informing you of any problems immediately  so you can take action to save time and money. With 18 Joules of stored energy, this energizer is suitable for fencing all types of animals..   Working together the i Series MB1800i fence system provides fence information at a glance and if it detects any faults, leads you directly to them, saving hours of searching. Gallagher iSeries...

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Valley Farm Supply Helps FFA Chapter after Tornado

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In the early morning hours of March 3, 2020, a succession of tornadoes ripped through middle Tennessee. The longest of the five stayed on the ground for 63 minutes, reaching 165 mph over 60.13 miles. At the midpoint of that devastating path was Mt. Juliet Christian Academy (MJCA) and its 5-year-old agriculture department, led by teacher and FFA advisor Brittany Barnett. The school lost the entire second story, and the rooms on the first floor were flooded. Barnett’s personally provided electrical tools were corroded. Her entire curriculum and students’ SAE records were soaked. The courtyard used for landscape design was...

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Solar Fencing Made Handy And Safe With Shock Box

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  Ben Miller, owner of Buck Hill Fencer, has been helping Amish farmers utilize solar power to power fence chargers for 20 years. In recent years his Pasture Combo Shock Box has caught the attention of all farmers interested in using solar fencing in a safe and convenient way. “It is very popular because a lot of people want to go solar. They have no power to go to their property,” says Caren Remsberg, who sells the box through Valley Farm Supply, the fencing, weighing and watering supply business she and her husband, JC, own. With the coronavirus there’s been...

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What is Electric Fence Impedance? / Gallagher Fencing

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Impedance is a measure of how much resistance is present in an electric fencing system. High impedance energizers work best when resistance is higher from dry grass touching the electric wires, when the soil is very dry, or when the fencing system could benefit from additional ground rods. Low impedance energizers work best when resistance is low, such as during times of the year when the soil is moist, the grass is green, and there are plenty of ground rods installed. Some energizers are designed to withstand both conditions and are referred to as wide impedance energizers. They tend to...

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Which wire do I use for electric fence? | Gallagher Fencing

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Wire fencing is designed to either: create a physical barrier that is difficult for the animal to escape through, or conduct electrical currents so that the shock will deter animals from escaping. Smooth Wire Smooth wire fence Smooth wire delivers a shock that will deter an animal from crawling through a fence. These wires vary in their diameter and strength. Most smooth wire fences are made using a heavier 12½ gauge wire, which can withstand 1,000 to 1,600 psi before breaking, depending on manufacturing specifications. Smaller diameter wires, such as 14 and 16 gauge, are more likely to break on...

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