Daily Archives: July 2, 2017

Tips For Keeping Your Farm Animals In Control!

Are you a farm owner? Are you among those farmers who experience problems in keeping all the farm animals within the limit? Without wandering out to neighbouring lands? Well, here we have some tips and tricks to make sure the animals stay within your farm and don’t wander off ever again!

Ancient trick

The ancient method of getting a trained farm dog to watch the animals, is still a very popular trick that is effective as well. The dogs thus trained are able to take over shepherding the animals to keep on track entirely. They also keep a watch out for predators and alarm the farm owners if anything suspicious arises. Dogs are very intelligent creatures and their fast thinking and reaction has indeed made them man’s best friend!

Fence
Another simple method is to put up a cheap temporary fencing around the animals when they are let out in the open. Especially if the farmland is very huge it can be a very effective method. The temporary fences can also be removed as and when necessary which makes it ideal for the temporary need of keeping the animals within the required areas.temporary fence panels

Train

The farm animal can be trained to stay within a set limit from a very tender age. Then they will follow the instructions even when not instructed to each and every time. This is very evident in elephant trainings where in a tender age elephants are chained using large steel chains but as they grow older the chain used is smaller in size. The reason behind that being that the elephants get used to being tied to the chain so much that they don’t even try to remove off the chain as they grow older. In the same way, a farm could either use temporary fences with temporary fence panels that can later be removed but the animals will tend to stay within the block.

Get help

Another, practical way is to get help. You can get a young lad for a smaller wage to look after the farm animals. And also make sure that all the farm animals are within the limits prescribed by you. You can also get other work like cleaning of the barn and washing of the farm animals also done with the help of the lad. Which will not only take off the workload from your shoulders but will also help to maintain the farm in the best manner possible.

It is important that as a farm owner, that you treat all the animals with kindness. And to also make effective and efficient use of the farm.