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    How Do You Calculate the lenghth of a fence ?

    A potential project has come up and could involve deer fencing 40ha of ground ,I`m no mathematician and was wondering how do I calculate the fence length with out going out there and walking it? , second question is what's the going rate for deer fencing (Red) ?

    Thanks In Advance

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    Go on to the FCS site and down load there map it has area and length calculations on it.

    http://maps.forestry.gov.uk/imf/imf....fcscotland_ext&

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    Measuring off google maps should give you a rough idea of quantities.

    atb Tim

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    Id look at online mapping and using the scales work out the area unless the block is square or rectangular then working out 40hct would be easy..



    You could also use a LRF and a friend walking between various points on the perimeter to calculate the actual length needed,


    Red fencing isn't cheap…..

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    Use an OS map, measure the perimiter (or area to be fenced) of the area on the map & use the scale on the map to give the length that's required. Old fashioned I know but it still works. Wingy

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    Think a few folks on your last thread on the topic had some prices for fencing.

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    Its going to be roughly 2.6km of fencing

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    An excellent mapping site is magic.gov.uk you can measure area and perimeter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redmist View Post
    Its going to be roughly 2.6km of fencing
    I think you are right , how did you get there?

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