Story: Rural language

A pigtail

A pigtail

A pigtail is a fence standard, curled like a pig’s tail. Insulated pigtails are used to train electric fence wires.

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Dianne Bardsley, 'Rural language - Farm animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18624/a-pigtail (accessed 8 July 2020)

Story by Dianne Bardsley, published 24 Nov 2008