Story: Inventions, patents and trademarks

Electric fence

Electric fence

This warning label is attached to a Gallagher electric fence surrounding the Blair Drummond Safari Park in Scotland. The electric fence, invented by Hamilton farmer Bill Gallagher, is sold by subsidiary companies in more than 30 countries.

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Mark Derby, 'Inventions, patents and trademarks - Farming inventions', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 June 2024)

Story by Mark Derby, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Feb 2015