Monday, April 06, 2009

"Dark Age Technology" or "Cattle Panels are Garbage"

This fall when I moved the cows into the Cow Shed East that we built last winter I opted to take the quick and easy option of buying cattle panels to use as fencing. I am sure that the cattle panel company would have offered a warning that these panels need a little more in the way of support than I was offering them, but we had abused them in the past with pretty good results. And since I was short on time and not absolutely broke I figured even at $38 dollars a piece that the panels were the way to go. Somewhere along the line though they decided to stop bothering to really weld them together, and a few short months after installing them I realized it was going to be money not well spent.

So last week I went back to using dark age technology (with a few modern twists) and cut a bunch of wooden poles out of the woods, which I attached to the shed posts with pieces of angle iron with steel loops welded to them to hold the poles.


Blogger Art Blomquist said...

Dark technology is sometimes the brightest. Like your "U" bolt + welded bracket Idea. Hope there's no patent on it as I am going to use it for a bit of Temp fencing I have coming up.

4/09/2009 10:14:00 AM  
Blogger sulman farooq said...

The difference they made is already apparent, though. I cleaned Lucy's stall early this morning and it took me so much Chicken coops
less time with the mats than without.

4/14/2014 08:51:00 AM  
Blogger sulman farooq said...

if everything you need is packed. If nobody will be left behind, ensure that the house is locked properly.AA Route Planner

6/05/2014 06:52:00 AM  
Blogger Scarlett Johansson said...

Hello guys...Dubai Famous Model Escorts In Dubai Services Provider.This Is Most Demanding Escorts. As You Are Expecting From Our Escorts In Dubai....Click Here
Model Escorts in Dubai

4/11/2017 10:09:00 AM  
Blogger Mia Malkova said...

hello Gyz.....Hot and hot indian pakistani call young ladies in Dubai available for sex Incall And Outcall Services In Dubai. Dubai Famous Services Provider Young Girls All Escorts In Dubai,We Have Nice Collections Of Dubai Vip Escorts, Plz Click this Link To Visit Or Site...
indian escorts in dubai
indian Pakistani escorts in dubai
indian pakistani call girls in dubai
indian call girls in dubai
indian escorts services in dubai
indian escorts in uae
indian pakistani escorts in uae
indian pakistani call girls in uae
indian call girls in uae
indian escorts services in uae
vip escorts in uae

6/16/2017 02:17:00 PM  

Post a Comment

<< Home