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    Author(s): Pat O. Currie; F. L. Hammer
    Date: 1965
    Source: Journal of Range Management. 18(2): 98.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Much of the loss of cattle through fences results not from breakage of the fence proper, but rather from gates not fitting properly, being dislodged from their fasteners, or simply left askew because they are too hard to close. The need then is for an easily worked gate fastener that is simple, inexpensive, and keeps a gate firmly in place to turn livestock. Such a fastener was developed several years ago at the Manitou Experimental Forest in Colorado.

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    Currie, Pat O.; Hammer, F. L. 1965. An improved gate fastener for range fences. Journal of Range Management. 18(2): 98.

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    range fences, cattle, livestock

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