The loss of 18 rams in one night to wild dogs forced New South Wales sheep breeders Brad and Kylee Dixon to rethink their fencing, which had been falling apart due to poor quality materials.
John Swain and his parents run a large cattle feedlot, Kia Ora, between Walgett and Brewarrina. The feedlot is very close to the Narran Lake, which encourages an abundance of wildlife.
Fencing can be hard work on parts of the Fleurieu Peninsula in South Australia, where the ground can be as hard as rock and sometimes rugged terrain means a tractor just isn’t an option.
Operating three mixed farming properties over 4500 acres at Wallendbeen, near Cootamundra in New South Wales, Cameron Hazlett needs reliable fencing.
Waratah is renowned for their innovative approach to fencing solutions, and 2013 is shaping up to be no different, with the release of their new range of JIO™ fence posts and clips.
With the massive amount of damage from recent natural disasters throughout Australia’s eastern states this year, fences are just one aspect of the lengthy recovery for farmers to think about.
Pormpuraaw is on the West Coast of Cape York, about 500 kilometres from the tip of Australia, just south of the Edward River. It's the home of the Thaayorre, Wik, Bakanh and Yir Yoront people, and contains some very important ecological and culturally significant land.
David Campbell has been a fencing contractor for over 15 years and has always prioritised safety and efficiency in his Toowoomba based business.
A common problem for Wongarbon, NSW, district farmer Alistair Kelly is that the black soil country of Hillview is ever-shifting, meaning that fences lean, sink and are in constant need of repair.
Southern Highlands timber merchant Peter Chauncy has built a successful business around timber, but he’s now turned to steel for all his fencing needs.
It is an industry-accepted average by the Australian wine industry that between 5 and 15 per cent of pine posts break during harvest every year.
Ever wondered how your fencing contractor achieves that professional finish in good time? Well the trick may be in the tools.
Selling fencing products is part of what Elders Burra Merchandise Manager Nick Brooks does every day; but selling fencing products to a client in Africa is certainly something new.
You can’t over-construct a fence that has been designed to keep out feral and pest animals – the stronger it is, the better it will do the job.
Water saturation and white ants are two serious problems impacting fences in the Southern Highlands of NSW, a problem Kangaroo Valley based rural contractor, Geoff Sharman, is all too familiar with.
Frosty mornings in Delegate, NSW would see many shrink away from fencing duties, though not steely Jean Preston, a local fencing contractor of over 20 years.
A lengthy rebuilding process has taken place across Queensland since last summer’s floods, with a focus on minimising potential flood damage to property in the future.
The use of longer and stronger steel fence posts at closer-than-normal spacings of four metres has given a Gympie grazing family a fencing solution that withstood the ultimate test.
It’s not often that ‘speeding’ and ‘safe’ can be used in the same sentence, though in the contract fencing industry, one small business operator has struck a fine balance.
After checking out the best fencing products in countries as far away as the United States, a leading New South Wales breeder has decided the best option is right on his doorstep.
Innovation and quality can be found in all aspects of a successful business, and Waltanna Farms near Hamilton in western Victoria is leading the way in quality and long lasting fence design.
When a massive fire takes out 800 hectares of your property it’s difficult to look on the bright side, but Cootamundra mixed farmer David Thorne says with good advice and a quality product, he’s ended up with better fences than before.
It is often said that you get what you pay for, and that applies to fencing as much as anything else.
Cut corners with cheap gear, and you are likely to pay for the decision in other ways.
A pre-fabricated fencing system has come out a winner for cost and performance when used in a sheep holding yard on the Molong district property Boomey Park.
Cooma based fencing contractor Dan Ward has more than doubled the amount of gateways he can build in a day by using Waratah Ezyslot® strainers and Adjusta-Stay®.
Flood-proof fencing was the focus of a field day recently in Cobar, held on the property Osterley Downs by Landcare and Waratah fencing.