Tag: Agricultural

The AVS fence post spacing guide

Like most outdoor DIY tasks, getting fence post spacing right is easy enough if you follow a few simple rules. It’s time that’s worth taking, both for the function and the look of your fencing project. There are two categories when it comes to fences and getting the spacing of your posts right: panel fencing…

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23 Mar 18

Everything you Need to Know About Chain-Link Fencing

The first UK Company to manufacture chain link was Barnard, Bishop and Barnard in 1844; the machines were similar in design to those used for weaving cloth, as the company had a long history in doing this. Chain-link fences are made from galvanised or green PVC coated steel wire, woven into a zig zag pattern to…

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21 Feb 18

Cattle Fencing That’s Effective & Economical

Many effective cattle fencing options exist for farmers, whether you’re containing dairy, beef or bulls. The usual choices include metal, wood and wire varieties. However, you might consider combinations of these, with or without electric fencing components, based on your purposes. Wire Galvanised rust resistant high tensile (or “line”) wire is often used for perimeter cattle fencing…

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21 Feb 18

Farm Gates: Working Wonders

Farm gates are appreciated for all the functions they perform. Farmers often work alone, so many farm gates are designed for easy operation by one person. And, gates come in a variety of widths and number of rails, with various attachments, to accommodate distinct needs and uses, depending on how they are employed. Who are Farm…

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21 Feb 18

Need a new field gate?

Here at AVS Fencing Supplies we stock a variety of field gates, suitable for different purposes. For livestock, metal field gates are the most popular, as they are less likely to be damaged by animals. Some horses will chew timber and cattle will lean and scratch on gates, causing damage. If you would still prefer…

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21 Feb 18

How to Use Weld Mesh

Light Weldmesh This kind of weldmesh (Also spelled Weld Mesh) is popular for back gardens; it’s ideal for keeping pets in and rabbits/foxes out. It’s also easy to erect using timber posts. All you need to do is fix the weldmesh to the post, at the top and bottom, using staples. It’s best, for added support,…

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21 Feb 18