Sheep Field Fence

The most economic option to create a long-lasting sheep-proof perimeter around large areas such as farmland and fields. 

Also see a full range of farm and agricultural fencing

  • Manufactured in Europe, conforms to BS EN standards

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LONG LASTING, EUROPEAN MADE LIVESTOCK FENCING

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Product Information: Sheep Fencing

Understanding Mesh Configuration

Recommended Applications

Animal

Min Height required

Mild Steel

(L Grade)

Mild Steel

(C Grade)

High Tensile

Add Electrical Wire

Sheep

1.2m

 
 
 
Optional

Cattle

90cm

 
 
 
 

Bull

1.8m

 
 
 
 

Pig

75cm

 
 
 
Optional

Goat

1.2m

 
 
 
Optional

Llama

1.2m

 
 
 
Optional

Alpaca

1.2m

 
 
 
Optional

Horse

1.4m

 
 
 
 

Deer

1.5m

 
 
 
Optional

Large animals to lean against

Any

 
 
 
 

General field boundary

Any

 
 
 
 

Dog

See dog fencing for more information

Chickens

See poultry fencing for more information

Pheasant

See game netting for more information

Fox

See fox proof fencing

Badger

See Badger proof fencing

Rabbits

See Rabbit proof fencing

Wire Specification Comparison

 

Mild Steel

(L Grade)

Mild Steel

(C Grade)

High Tensile

High Tensile PVC Coated

General

       

Cost

£

££

£££

£££

Made in

EU

EU

EU

EU

Conforms to British Manufacturing standards

 

BS EN 10223-5:2012

BS EN 10244-2:2009

BS EN 10218-2:2012

BS EN 1179:2003

 

BS EN 10223-5:2012

BS EN 10244-2:2009

BS EN 10218-2:2012

BS EN 1179:2003

 

BS EN 10218-2:2012

BS EN 10223-5:2012

BS EN 10244-2:2009

 

BS EN 10218-2:2012

BS EN 10223-5:2012

BS EN 10244-2:2009

Strongest

   
 
 

Flexibility

Most flexible

Good flexibility

Low flexibility

Low flexibility

Delivered as

As a roll. If the roll exceeds 33kg it will be delivered on a pallet

Construction

       

Material

Lightweight mild steel

Mild steel

High tensile steel

High tensile steel

Coating

Galvanised

Heavily galvanised

Heavily galvanised

Heavily galvanised with green ecover

Min height

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

Max height

2m (6.5ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

Increase height

Add Barbed Wire or Tension Wire (view instructions)

Base & top wire diameter

2.5mm

3mm

2.5mm

2.5mm

Inside wire diameter

1.9mm

2.5mm

1.9mm

1.9mm

Type of knot

Knotted hinge joint

Strength & Environment

       

Corrosion resistance

Good

Very good

Very good

Excellent

Abrasion resistance

Good

Very good

Very good

Very good

Tensile strength range

695-850 N/mm2

695-850 N/mm2

1235-1390 N/mm2

1235-1390 N/mm2

Best if heavy livestock lean against fence

   
 
 

Best if fence has multiple turns

 
 
   

Suited to animals

See application list above

Installation

       

Recommended post spacing

2m

2m-3m

3m-5m

3m-5m

Can be installed with wooden posts

Yes, the most common option. Attach with Staples and Tension Wire.

(download instructions)

Can be installed with metal posts

Yes, less common but a variety of metal posts are now available

Speed of installation

Due to the product weight and tensioning required it takes longer than panels or wire mesh but it is also cheaper

Qty of people required to instal

One experienced person or two people new to stock fence

Handle with protective gloves

 
 
 
 

Maintenance

       

Will stretch after installation?

 
 
 
 

Need retightening each year?

 
 
 
 

 

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