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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Stephanie A from Georgia
This is a good fence for flat areas without a lot of foliage. I use Premier 1 fencing for my ducks, pigs, rabbits, sheep, horses, and cattle. I bought this type of fencing for my ducks and so far it’s working great. The only complaint I have is that it’s not great on hilly areas. I had to add a few support posts in between the built-in posts.
Eileen M from Florida
Absolutely useless product. It will not work for any kind of animal and tried already pretty much all listed animals which this fence has to work for. Total waste of money, time and loss of extremely expensive animals. The quality is really poor and not even close to be adecvate for the price. So if you want your animals be safe stay away from this product and get a real metal woven wire fence.
Ernest P from Missouri
Purchased a fence 2 yrs. ago and it was so easy to install and works great. We use it around our chicken coops. We love it so much we bought another one for our ducks. It’s super simple to move when the grass gets thin from the birds eating the grass. It has helped cut down on our feed during the summer also. We love it!
Kathy M from Wisconsin
I like the fact Premier 1 has the option of a green fence. It blends in well with the grass, and you can't tell we have a fence around our hens. It's easy to put up and move around. It gave our hens much more room to run around, yet still contained them in an area we put them.
Clint D from Texas
Fencing came very quick. It’s durable and has been working great for my chickens.