The last few years hedgelaying has become more popular in the Netherlands, but this is not the only way of creating natural fences for the cattle. Another less familiar way of creating this is ‘tunen‘, which also gives a beautiful alternative for barbed wire.
At the VNC (Vereniging Nederlandse Cultuurlandschappen), where I volunteer, co-workers have created the so-called ‘tuunhagen‘ for years. This is how it works:
Photos made by Joeri (day) and Anne Marie (night)