Curriculum Vitae

Bob Kingsbery is recognized as an international authority on livestock fencing and behavior. He has written more than 100 articles on the subject, including “Stop That Loose Horse” for Equus (July 2006); “How To Install A Safe Electric Fence” for Practical Horseman (March 2004); “Prevent Fence Failure” for Equus (April 1999); and "What's New In Livestock Fencing" for The Cattleman (June 1992). He has been interviewed for a number of articles on livestock containment, including "Bull-Proof Fences" (March 2010) and "Livestock Fence & the Law" (June 2010) for the Angus Journal. He is a member of the Animal Behavior Society.

Kingsbery has conducted more than 300 seminars on fencing technology and grazing management for livestock producers throughout the world. He has been a consultant and international sales representative for several agribusiness companies involved in the manufacture of fencing equipment. He has written two books on livestock management: Welcome to the New Livestock Industry (with Laurence Lasater) and How to Plan, Implement and Practice Controlled Grazing on Your Place. He is the author of a booklet: Electric Fencing: Do it Right!

Bob grew up on a cattle ranch near Crystal City, Texas and worked on his family’s horse breeding operation, where he built all types of livestock fencing. He earned a degree in Agricultural Journalism from Texas A&M University in 1976 and then joined The Outfit, a cattle and horse marketing company. From 1980 to 1988 Kingsbery was Director of Marketing and then President of Gallagher/Snell, Inc., the U.S. distributor for Gallagher Electronics, the world's largest livestock fencing company. In 1988 he formed Kingsbery International to market livestock fencing and other agricultural products worldwide. In 1991 Kingsbery joined American FarmWorks (now Zareba Systems), the nation's largest manufacturer of livestock fencing systems, as International Sales Manager. He was Sales Manager for J.L. Williams Inc., a horse fencing manufacturer, until 2004. He is currently the International Sales Manager for Dare Products, a leading livestock fencing manufacturer.

Bob Kingsbery has provided expert consultation and testimony in 34 states for more than 300 cases involving livestock related accidents, livestock fencing, animal behavior and livestock management and handling. He is an expert on the design, installation and maintenance of all types of livestock fencing, including barbed wire and field fence, rail fence systems, electric fence systems and gates. He is also an expert on livestock handling practices and the design and use of livestock facilities such as feedlots, arenas and auction barns. He has consulted on cases involving equestrian facilities and racetracks.

Bob Kingsbery, Livestock Fending and Behavior Expert

Bob Kingsbery
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