Story: Farm fencing



Break-feeding is a method of controlling the feed intake of cattle and reducing trampling on the pasture. A single electric wire is enough to prevent these Friesian cows from pushing through onto the next break of saved pasture.

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Robert Peden, 'Farm fencing - High-tensile and electric fencing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)

Story by Robert Peden, published 24 Nov 2008