Cattle Stock Fence

Cattle stock wire fencing available in mild steel and high tensile options.  An effective, economical method of separating and protecting cattle, dividing fields and creating boundaries.

Also, see a full range of Cattle Fencing

  • Manufactured in Europe, conforms to BS EN standards

 

 

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EUROPEAN MADE CATTLE FENCE

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Product Information: Cattle Fencing

Understanding Mesh Configuration

High Tensile

Attributes Choose from:
  • Up to 3 times stronger than mild steel (approx. 1050-1250 N/mm)
  • Can be strained tighter than mild steel
  • Will not stretch due to weathering 
  • Will not need retightening every year – less maintenance
  • Requires half the number of posts for installation
  • Knotted hinged joint
  • Heavily galvanised to BSEN10244 standards
  • HT9/100/15
  • HT8/80/15 

Mild Steel

Attributes Choose from:
  • Tensile strength range: 600-800 N/mm
  • Greater flexibility than high tensile fencing 
  • Doesn’t need to be as tightly strained 
  • Good choice if you need a lot of turns or curves in your fencing 
  • Best suited for fencing that is supported by hedges
  • Knotted hinged joint
  • Galvanised to BSEN10244 standards
  • C8/80/15
  •  

Recommended Applications

Animal

Min Height required

Mild Steel

(C Grade)

High Tensile

Use with Electrical Wire

Cattle

90cm

 
 
 

Bull

1.8m

 
 
 

Pig

75cm

 
 
 

Sheep

1m

 
 
 

Goat

1.2m

 
 
 

Llama

1.2m

 
 
 

Alpaca

1.2m

 
 
 

Horse

1.4m

 
 
 

Deer

1.5m

 
 
 

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

(C Grade)

High Tensile

High Tensile PVC Coated

General

     

Cost

££

£££

£££

Made in

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 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

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

Mild steel

High tensile steel

High tensile steel

Coating

Heavily galvanised

Heavily galvanised

Heavily galvanised with green ecover

Min height

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

Max height

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

80cm (2.6ft)

Increase height

Add Barbed Wire or Tension Wire (view instructions)

Base & top wire diameter

3mm

2.5mm

2.5mm

Inside wire diameter

2.5mm

1.9mm

1.9mm

Type of knot

Knotted hinge joint

Strength & Environment

     

Corrosion resistance

Very good

Very good

Excellent

Abrasion resistance

Very good

Very good

Very good

Tensile strength range

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-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 install

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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