PoultryNet® 12/48/3 Electric Netting
A prefabricated, portable electric fence that has 12 horizontal strands (11 conductive), is 48" tall installed and has string verticals every 3". Built-in line posts are spaced every 10'.
Keeps in chickens, ducks, geese and other poultry while keeping their ground-based predators out. Recommended for active, flighty birds. The taller 48" net is more likely to discourage large predators such as coyotes and dogs.
Arrives to your door as a preassembled fence. One roll (164 ft) weighs only 24 lbs. You will need a fence energizer to electrify the net.
Which PoultryNet® is right for you?We offer many fences to fit your situation, including complete kits, different heights and lengths, multiple colors, drivable posts and positive/negative options for dry soils. Visit this link to compare all PoultryNet options.
No extra gates needed. Just turn off the energizer and pull the first post to create an opening. For added convenience, a PoultryNet® Gate can be used to provide easy access without the need to turn the energizer off.
- Contain and control the movement of chickens, ducks and other poultry on a daily or weekly basis.
- Rotate poultry to fresh grass as a food source and to reduce disease risks.
- Keep small flocks in the backyard. When managed well, chickens are an indispensable garden tool—turning pesky insects and weeds into rich compost.
- Keeps out deer, bear, raccoons, rabbits, foxes, coyotes, stray dogs and skunks.
- Can be used to contain and control livestock other than poultry, such as sheep, goats, cattle and guard dogs.
|Horizontal Strands||12 (11 conductive)|
|Vertical Strands||Plastic strings, spaced every 3"|
|Roll Length||82' or 164'|
|Electrical Resistance||35 Ω/per 1000'|
|Line Post Options||Single Spike (SS)
Double Spike (DS)
|Line Post Material||White PVC, 0.60" diameter|
|Distance Between Posts||10'|
|Horizontal Spacings||2", 2", 2", 2", 4", 4", 4", 6", 6", 8", 8"
(from bottom to top)
Each roll comes with 1 Warning Sign and 1 Repair Kit.
- #201825 - $1.12 per ft (164' roll with single spike posts)
- #201820 - $1.52 per ft (82' roll with single spike posts)
- #207015 - $1.18 per ft (164' roll with double spike posts)
- #207010 - $1.73 per ft (82' roll with double spike posts)
See PDFs and videos above for additional installation instructions.
Electric fence is a pain barrier, not a physical barrier. A common mistake is not electrifying it. Animals may escape or become entangled (and may die). On a % basis, entanglement is very rare, but it can and does occur. If animals are scared or starved it will not keep them in. The first time you put the animals in the net, you should be available to watch them for a while. That way if one were to get into the fence and get caught, you can turn the power off and get them loose.
Netting must be moved when tall grass covers the lower “hot” strands. The alternative? Apply a strip of herbicide to kill vegetation.
Warning! Due to risk of fire, do NOT use continuous output energizers with electric netting or electro-plastic conductors such as rope, twine or tape. Use only with a low or wide impedance intermittent pulse energizer. (Fi-Shock™ brand energizers which are sold as low impedance, continuous current output should NOT be used with electric netting.) All energizers sold on Premier’s website use an intermittent pulse and are suitable for use with electric netting.
Dry conditions and wintertime usage may reduce the effectiveness of electric fencing. Ice and heavy snow can flatten netting and thereby damage it.
Dry or frozen ground may cause post spikes to bend or break if inserted with force. Pilot holes may be needed. We recommend using drivable or single spike posts in hard soils. Double spike posts provide more stability when the ground is soft.
With PoultryNet, the bottom hot wire can slip off of the plastic portion of the end posts onto the metal spikes. This will cause a dead short and no energy will be on the fence. Unhook the energizer and slide the hot wire back onto the post. Reconnect the energizer to the net and test.
Listed below are recommended optional components. Your particular situation may require alternative recommendations. Please call and talk to our fence consultants if there are any questions at 800-282-6631.
Posts and AccessoriesItem #202202 -
Replacement line posts for Premier’s netting. Designs for each type of net, double or single spike.$2.32
Posts and AccessoriesItem #207012 -
Replacement line posts for Premier’s netting. Designs for each type of net, double or single spike.$3.30
Fence Connectors and AccessoriesItem #201710 -
A handy repair kit that includes all of the essentials to patch tears and holes in electric net fences.$2.00
Fence Connectors and AccessoriesItem #200800 -
Clip designed for the spikes on standard netting posts. Keeps bottom black strand from sliding up and creating a gap at the bottom of the net.$0.12
Fence Connectors and AccessoriesItem #202203 -
Replaces lost, misplaced or broken plastic caps (for posts 0.575" in diameter) on netting posts. Holds top strand of net in place so there is less sagging.$0.20
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Kurtis J from South Carolina
Good fence, installed easily. Pretty much owned up to the marketing hype. I will say that the poles are too far apart. They sell extra poles for a few bucks each. You probably will need one extra pole per 11 feet of fence. That's how far apart they put the poles, 11 feet. If your ground is perfectly flat and you are running straight lines you might, and I mean might get away with one pole per 11 feet. I got 6 extra poles with this order, had to use all of them due to slightly un-level spots in the field.
No big deal, solar power unit works great. Over quality is really good.
When I got the email asking me to write a review I thought to myself, "Seriously? Do people need help deciding to buy these?". Look, you obviously got to this website because you're looking for some sort of electric fence. As far as I know, Premier1 is the best, cheapest, and probably only fence maker worth buying. So stop reading reviews of whats obviously the industry leading product and just go pick out the fence of theirs that fits your needs best.
Chris R from South Carolina
Love this stuff. I wish I could get it made with about the first 2 or 3 bottom strands dead as we have a lot of terrain change so many times I end up with two or more strands bunched up on the ground when going over hills or thicker grass.
Renee L from New York
Fence is easy to install and works fine. The only complaint I have is that it needs some extra supports for the wind! (If your out in the open)Might be ok in the woods. Tie down string works great but then it defeats the purpose of quick easy to use.
Posts closer together would be even better I think the company should supply them they are only a few dollars a piece. We did add both in a couple places but it needs twice as many if we were going to keep animals in it. They could get hurt or escape if the wind blew the side down like it has already. Right now it is just around garden to keep coons out of corn. keep an eye on it the first few days before you leave animals too long by themselves. I did see a baby goat get stuck in it and the rest got out, but that was because the power was out. Always check the power too for animals safety. It is safer for them if it is on,rather than off.
Scott O from Wisconsin
I now have 3 of these 164' fences and they are GREAT! If you have ducks, geese, or chickens that free range protect them with these electric fences.