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electric fence energisers guide

The dummies guide to a Electric Fence Energisers

An electric fence energiser is a device used to control an electrical pulse sent along a fence from a power source, usually battery or mains 240v power. The energiser uses …

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solar energisers 200m up electric net

Which Solar Energiser is best for a 200m kit?

When you’re looking for a solar energiser for a large electric netting set up the same basic principles apply –namely where do you live and what are your expectations? To …

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solar energisers 100-150m electric net

Which Solar Energiser is best for a 100-150m kit?

When you’re looking at which solar energiser to purchase for a 100m or 150m electric netting set up thesame basic principles apply – namely where do you live and what …

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solar energisers for 25-50m electric net

Which Solar Energiser is best for a 25m or 50m electric net?

Generally speaking, if you are interested in purchasing a single 25m or 50m electric net then you are probably a backyard chicken keeper with a small number of chickens> for …

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Natural Treatments for Chicken Diseases

Combat Chicken Mites Naturally

External parasites are the single most common problem encountered in a backyard chicken coop. The common culprits are chicken mites and chicken lice. Fortunately both are easily controlled using several …

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Natural Treatments for Chicken Diseases

Natural Treatments for Chicken Diseases

Despite your best efforts, sometimes a chicken falls ill. There are many common chicken diseases that can affect your flock, but fortunately there are simple and effective natural remedies available …

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egg bound chicken

How to Help an Egg Bound Chicken

A chicken is egg bound when she is unable to pass an egg. The egg becomes stuck in the oviduct, causing the egg bound chicken considerable discomfort. Egg binding in …

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Broody hen

Broody hen – Breaking the cycle

A broody hen is compelled by changes in daylight, hormones and natural instincts to sit on a clutch of eggs until they hatch. Broody hen behavior is very distinctive. She …

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