Frisco Texas, 75035
Bob Kingsbery is an expert on livestock fencing and livestock behavior. He has consulted in numerous cases involving escaped livestock, auto/livestock collisions and livestock fencing.
Bob Kingsbery is an international authority on livestock fencing and animal 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 and 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 on electric fencing: 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. 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 electric fencing company. In 1988 he formed Kingsbery International to market electric fencing and other livestock products worldwide, as well as worked with agribusiness companies and livestock producers on modern fencing and management techniques.
In 1991 Kingsbery joined American FarmWorks (now Zareba Systems), the nation's largest manufacturer of electric fence controllers, as International Sales Manager. He consulted on the selection and design of electric fencing products, packaging and marketing. He established distributors in Central and South America. In 1998 Bob was named General Manager of AFW/DARE International, a marketing alliance of two electric fencing manufacturers. 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 fence equipment manufacturer.
Bob has provided expert witness consultation and testimony in numerous cases involving livestock related accidents, livestock fencing, animal behavior and livestock management.