PermaNet® Plus 12/48/3 Electric Netting
Electrifiable perimeter fence for chicken yards or to protect gardens from small varmints and deer. For use in all seasons. Recommended for locations where the fence will not be moved often or very far. 48" tall.
Each roll is a complete fence with the posts already built into the conductive mesh. PermaNet has thicker posts with longer ground spikes than other nets. And its posts are spaced every 6'8" to reduce sag. Stronger posts withstand the effects of wind, rain, ice and snow much better than standard netting.
You will need a fence energizer to electrify the net.
New to electric fence? Premier’s Starter Kits may be a good choice. They include netting, extra support posts, a solar fence energizer, ground stake and a digital tester.
Which PermaNet® is right for you?We offer many fences to fit your situation, including complete kits, different lengths, multiple colors and line posts with single or double spikes. Visit this link to compare all PermaNet 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 for a month or more at a time.
- To prevent raccoons, foxes, opossums, coyotes, bears, dogs, skunks and other ground-based predators from attacking and killing poultry.
- As a perimeter fence to exclude small critters and deer from gardens, fruit orchards, sweet corn and tree plantings.
- For backyard, boundary or subdivision fences that will be moved infrequently.
- Can be used to contain and control livestock other than poultry, such as sheep, goats, cattle and guard dogs.
|PermaNet® Plus 12/48/3|
|Horizontal Strands||12 (11 conductive)|
|Vertical Strands||Plastic strings, spaced every 3"|
|Roll Length||25', 50' or 100'|
|Color||White/Black or Green/Black|
|Electrical Resistance||35 Ω/per 1000'|
|Line Post Options||Single Spike (SS)
Double Spike (DS)
|Line Post Material||White or Green PVC, 0.75" diameter|
|Spike Length/Diameter||8"/0.31" (SS)
|Distance Between Posts||6'8"|
|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.
- #207110 - $2.14 per ft (100' black/white roll with single spike posts)
- #207125 - $2.14 per ft (100' green roll with single spike posts)
- #207111 - $2.90 per ft (50' black/white roll with single spike posts)
- #207100 - $2.25 per ft (100' black/white roll with double spike posts)
- #207120 - $2.25 per ft (100' green roll with double spike posts)
- #207105 - $3.76 per ft (50' black/white roll with double spike posts)
- #207121 - $3.76 per ft (50' green roll with double spike posts)
- #207106 - $4.16 per ft (25' black/white roll with double spike posts)
- #207122 - $4.16 per ft (25' green roll with double spike posts)
We suggest installing PermaNet with two people. Why? Because of its extra weight and longer posts. It can be handled, installed and removed by one person, but having another person on each end of the posts doubles the productivity and makes it easier for both.
Pushing or stepping posts into the soil is still a one-person task. And so is pulling the posts out of the soil. But these tasks take more effort because the spikes are both larger and longer. (After all, it doesn’t work to have a strong, well-supported post without large and long spikes.)
Note: Weeds must be controlled for PermaNet to remain effective. Either move and mow as needed during the growing season, or spray herbicide (see photos above) along the bottom strand of the net. If you can’t do this, PermaNet may not be the right net for you.
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.
Even though PermaNet is sturdier than other nets, extra posts may still be needed to keep the lower “hot” strands off of the ground. Weeds must be controlled for the fence to remain effective. Either move and mow as needed during the growing season, or spray herbicide along the bottom strand to kill the vegetation. If you can’t do this, PermaNet may not be the right fence for you.
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 PermaNet, 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.
2023 New ProductsItem #113610 -
Solar powered 0.8 output joule energizer for electric fences. Used to contain sheep, goats, poultry, swine, cattle and horses. Effective against predators.$294.00
Energizer KitsItem #113300 -
Solar powered 0.60 joule energizer used with electric fences to contain sheep, goats, poultry, swine, cattle and horses. Effective against predators.$285.00
Fence Connectors and AccessoriesItem #200008 -
Repair electric net fences simply, quickly and securely. No tools required! For electric netting and other 3mm conductors.$9.50
GatesItem #340605 -
Provides easy access in/out of netting enclosures without the need to turn off the fence energizer. Same electrified mesh as 48" tall PoultryNet®.$60.00
Fence Connectors and Accessories
Repair Kit for Bear QuikFence, ElectroFence & Plus, ElectroNet (DP), ElectroStop (DP), PermaNet, Plus & Pro, PoultryNet (DP) & VersaNet 60Item #201730 -
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 #206503 -
Replacement clip designed for the steel spikes on posts.$0.20
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Greg E from Oklahoma
Nice product. Top notch service from Premier. Very well made and easy to install. I put my double spike net up by myself with very little trouble. I paired it with my Parmak solar charger. I would recommend introducing poultry-agressive dogs to the fence while leashed or your birds caged. One of my terriers got out, went under the fence and killed one of my birds within 15 minutes of the fence being operational. That one was on me....learn from my accident. I think results would have been much different if the dog would have been zapped on the nose while under calm circumstances without birds in sight. No issues with any four-legged predators since.
Rhonda D from Utah
First experience with poultry netting. Seems a bit flimsy compared to the rope electric fences attached to T-posts that I use for my livestock, but that's like comparing apples to oranges. Fence went up easy with two people. Word of caution, I put the fence up around a horse pasture so I could allow my chickens to free range. I found a couple of spots where the fence was SPARKING because it was too close (but not touching) to the pipe corral fencing. A fire waiting to happen in dry grass conditions. Otherwise, I love it for the ease and portability.
Peter B from Iowa
We have used Premier products for years (mainly for sheep)and their products are well made and their customer service is excellent - this company is the best! This product's quality does not disappoint, but we have one issue... Ours is a design issue. They need to have a 5 foot high option (stake spacing is great). A third of our hens fly right over and admittedly this gets a little old.
Brett Z from Oregon
Very easy to install with two people. Straightforward instructions. High quality product. Very courteous and helpful customer service to help with selection of the proper fence for our needs.
Ellen G from Western North Carolina
After a fox killed 3 of our chickens I was terrified to let them out to free range, yet appreciate that they deserve outdoor space. The hub was not up for building a permanent enclosure so I went with my next choice. I have no experience with electrified poultry netting but it was incredibly easy to install. I purchased the semi-permanent fencing as I plan to move it around as they need for fresh grass. We put it around the coop and out into the yard area, so they can dust bathe under the coop and have coop access. The chickens figured it out quickly, and mama is happy that her girls can enjoy the outside, and I feel they are safe from the local predators. My experience with Premier1 was outstanding, my numerous questions were answered with courtesy. You make a terrific product!