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Larry, Tammy, and Greg

April 16, 2015

- 3-Wire Boundary Fence

- 3-Wire Cattle Boundary Fence

In 1989 and again in 1991, I tried to get the Legislature to amend the Montana "Legal Boundary Fence" law to allow a 3-wire electric fence to be used as a "legal boundary fence". To say the least I failed. It was jus...

April 13, 2015

The last couple of weeks as I travel to various dealers I have been involved with chicken fencing. This is chicken season and a lot of effort is being put into raising chickens and turkeys for meat as well as eggs. It is also getting close to predator season.


April 7, 2015

Here is a helpful tip when it comes to installing either the Pigtail or the Sentinel Tread-in post in hard ground to avoid damaging the pegs.

Use a cordless drill and find a 1/4" or slightly bigger 14" long masonry bit to drill a hole in the ground about 6" deep for the...

March 24, 2015

Wildlife fencing is always a topic in the west. This photo is of a wild Yellowstone bison that has hung around a friends cabin just a little northwest of West Yellowstone, MT for a second year now. The fence is a three strand braid fence with a one joule energizer on f...

March 20, 2015

The office of Fish, Wildlife and Parks confirms that the bears have been out of hibernation for about a month due to our unusually warm winter. They are hungry and looking to rebuild the weight they lost during their short nap. If you live in a bear area, it's best to...

March 20, 2015

Whether you're branding, vaccinating or getting ready to drive the herd to the hills, you'll find plenty of uses for Portable Electric Fence Cable.  It's ideal for constructing temporary livestock enclosures.  What makes this better than polywire? 

- Longer li...

August 9, 2012

Tru-Test has announced that it will offer any ranch that has been affected by wildfires in the States of Montana, Wyoming and Idaho, a 20% discount through an Authorized Speedrite or Stafix dealer. This discount applies to all T-T electric fence products sold by the de...

August 2, 2012

Ashcreek Fire Devastation, Eastern Montana 2012. 

I recently had the opportunity or misfortune to view the devastation that occurred in Eastern Montana by the Ash Creek fire. The damage that occurred is something I can only try to explain. The loss of natural resources...

June 15, 2012

Irrigation Pivot Tower Gate

This gate has become very popular!  It is designed for rotational grazing using irrigation systems.  It allows pivot towers to move thru fence lines while maintaining a livestock secure fence.

The gate consists of two 2 foot 10 gauge stai...

June 14, 2012

Bison are becoming an issue within the State. Some ranches are finding it profitable to be involved with the animals while others are concerned that the risk of escaping is too great. For years we have been involved with designing fences to contain the bison. When done...

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