Rubco was founded in 1980. For decades, it was in for all kinds of electric fences for all the cattle. This winter, the company got suddenly a new challenge to face when it turned out that the wolves in North-Limburg and their teeth like once in an alpaca or a sheep. “In Germany the wolf is already returned, so we decided to put their expertise to use and the best possible wolvennetten to Belgium to pick up,” said Clement Gerits.
The specialized manufacturer of fencing Horizont Agrar did a few years ago, together with the renowned Sächsischen Schaf - und Ziegenzuchverbands a huge study in Germany to what is the best solution against hungry wolves. “But less than 1.800 type of nets were tried. Of course, it was important to the efficiency test, but it was also taken into account with the preparation, mounting and voltage”, Serge continues.