About Jenny Griffin

is the Owner/Founder of Ecologix Environmental Media Services, Ecology Matters, and Stuff4Petz. Jenny is a freelance writer specializing in topics related to pet care, animal welfare, and environmental issues. She has published a series of Pet Owners Guides – view her Amazon author profile.
Jenny has worked with animals all her life, having owned her own pet shop, dog grooming parlor, and educational mobile petting zoo; and has also worked in the fields of marine science and environmental education. Jenny resides on a smallholding with her extensive menagerie of rescued animals, which is in itself a full time job. When she is not writing or caring for her animals, she can be found surfing the waves at her local beach, or spending time with her horses.

Raising Goats 101: An Introduction for Beginners

For the beginner or small-scale farmer, goats are a good choice as they are easy to raise, and fun to keep. Goats can be raised for their milk, meat, or for fiber, and also make wonderful pets. The breed you choose will depend on which market you decide is best for you.

Benefits of Using an Electric Fence Tester to Test and Maintain an Electric Fence

An electric fence is easy to install and connect up, but once set up, it is recommended that you test whether everything is working correctly, and that there are no short circuits that could weaken the electric pulse to render your fence ineffective. An electric fence tester is a handy tool that lets you do just that.

Choosing the Most Appropriate Electric Fence Wire

Electric fence wire comes in a number of different forms; knowing which one to choose can be a bit tricky for those new to electric fencing. This overview of the different conductor wires, and the benefits of each, will help you choose the most suitable type of electric fence wire for your application.

Uses and Benefits of a Portable Electric Fence

Electric fencing is a popular alternative to conventional fencing for containing livestock as well as pets. It is convenient, cost effective, and offers a number of benefits. One of the major benefits of electric fencing, is its portability, which offers farmers a great deal of flexibility in managing their pastures and livestock. This can also be beneficial to home owners who use electric pet fencing to contain their pets.