How To Winterize A Wooden Fence

Wooden fences are one of the most common types of residential fences available, due to their low cost and the natural, rustic aesthetic which they provide. However, wood is extremely susceptible to damage in the winter months due to moisture exposure and severe weather conditions, both of which can cause damage to the structural integrity of your fence. Thankfully, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that your wooden fence is prepared for the subzero temperatures of the winter. Remove Debris The first thing that you want to do is remove any built up leaves and other organic...

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Fencing Issues Getting Your Goat? Farm Fencing Choices That Work For Goats And Poultry

As a new homesteader or farmer with livestock, you already know that fencing to keep your animals safely constrained and away from roadway traffic and other animals and situations that could hurt them is very important. What you may not know, however, is that not all types of farm fencing works equally well with the types of livestock you have chosen for your farm.  Goats Because goats are both inquisitive and athletic, they are often considered to be on of the most difficult animals to confine. Standard woven wire fencing with large openings, such as that used for cattle, will not work...

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