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Fencing Guide Flip Book

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Build an Inexpensive Hay Shed

By Heather Smith Thomas There are many ways to store hay and protect it from the weather, but some methods are more reliable than others. Some people put hay in …

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Selecting Hay for Cattle

By Heather Smith Thomas During winter, drought or any other times that animals do not have adequate pasture, hay is the mainstay of diet for cattle. Next to pasture, good quality …

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How to Build Durable Pipe Corrals

By Spencer Smith – It’s important to know how to build pipe corrals because of the availability of material and, if done correctly, it will only need to be done once …

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A DIY Mobile Sheep Shelter

By Carole West – Do you really need a barn for small livestock? This was a question I pondered before we acquired sheep. I came to the realization that most sheep …

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Fencing For Creatures Great And Small

By Jeffery Goss, Jr., C.H., Missouri “Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines, for our vines have tender grapes.” — Song of Solomon 2:15 Having abundant …

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H-brace Construction For Your Permanent Fence Line

When homesteading or farming with livestock, fencing is arguably one of the most important considerations there are in regards to the containment and safety of your animals. Whether you’re planning …

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Installing Fence Posts and Keeping Them Secure
February 26, 2019 . · Fences-Sheds-Barns

Corner and Brace Assemblies Corner and brace assemblies are fundamental for installing fence posts and fencing that lasts. A sound fence starts with quality materials and careful attention to fencing installation …

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Deer Fencing Tips to Protect Wildlife and Gardens
February 26, 2019 . · Fences-Sheds-Barns

If you homestead near wildlife, you may have only two options: good deer fencing or no garden. “What’s wrong with sharing your bounty?” I often hear newbie homesteaders say this. …

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Proper Fence Post Depth to Build Strong Fences
February 26, 2019 . · Fences-Sheds-Barns

Fence post depth, size, and anchoring systems can make or break your fence line. Despite what some people believe, making a long-lasting fence is not always as simple as sinking …

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Do It Yourself Privacy Fence Tips For Success
February 26, 2019 . · Fences-Sheds-Barns

In suburban settings, a do it yourself privacy fence may be necessary to shield and protect you from those who live around you. They can also provide you with a …

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Livable Sheds: A Surprising Solution to Affordable Housing
February 26, 2019 . · Fences-Sheds-Barns

In the spring of 2011, tornadoes ripped through west central Louisiana over the course of several days. These storms left hundreds homeless. A surprising solution was utilized by several people …

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7 Things to Consider for Insulated Sheds
February 26, 2019 . · Fences-Sheds-Barns

Sheds are used for all sorts of things nowadays. Many of these uses would make insulated sheds a necessity. Certain things, like electronics and specialty tools, store better when protected …

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Build Your Own Greenhouse the Easy Way

By Benjamin Hoffman – Have you ever wanted to build your own greenhouse? I was interested in learning how to build a greenhouse to do some raised bed gardening on my …

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How to Build a Goat Barn Using a Prefab Shed
February 26, 2019 . · Fences-Sheds-Barns

Goat barns are essential if you raise goats, regardless of what sort of climate you reside in. When I was big into dairy goats, my family had more time than …

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