Electric fence kit kits come with everything you need to set up an effective electric fence that will keep unwanted pests and livestock away. The kits typically include an electric fence energizer, wire fencing, posts that provide easy cable attachment via clips and ground rods. It’s important to choose a kit that includes the correct number of ground rods for your particular soil type. Dry, rocky soil may require more grounding rods while consistently damp soil can often be adequately grounded with just two rods.
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This affordable do-it-yourself electric fence kit from American brand Zareba is our pick for the best on the market. It’s super easy to install, with its patented mount allowing for 360 degrees of rotation when mounted on a T-post. This helps to maximise its exposure to sunlight and keeps it working as efficiently as possible.
It features a rechargeable 6V battery with energy-saving technology that allows it to work for up to three weeks without any sun. This also helps to extend its life as it won’t drain as quickly as some other energizers in bad weather. Other key features of this energizer include multiple power modes which can be adjusted to pulse fast during the day and slow down at night for nocturnal invaders, as well as a built-in performance meter that lets you test it and see how it’s doing.
The kit is suitable for use with most electric fences, and it’s an ideal choice for small gardens and backyards. It can help to ward off rabbits, squirrels, groundhogs, deer and other nuisance animals. It can even be used to keep livestock and domestic pets safe and secure.