Sheep & Goat Net 8/35/6
A prefabricated fence that has 8 horizontal twines (7 conductive); is 35" tall installed, and has string verticals every 6".
White PVC posts are built into the mesh every 13.5 ft. The result, when energized properly, is a nearly impenetrable mesh to sheep, goats, coyotes and dogs.
How does it compare to ElectroNet?
- Has string verticals every 6" instead of plastic struts every 12". String is more prone to sagging but the closer vertical spacing is better for controlling foxes, lambs and goat kids.
- Has 8 horizontal twines. (ElectroNet has 9 horizontal twines.)
- Has 10 times more electrical resistance (380 Ω/1000 ft) so it's less suited for fences more than 1000 ft long.
- Not as easy to handle during removal and installation.
- Yellow color not as visible in light/dark situations as white/black.
|Sheep & Goat Net 8/35/6|
|Horizontal Strands||8 (7 conductive)|
|Vertical Strands||Plastic strings spaced every 6"|
|Electrical Resistance||380 Ω/per 1000'|
|Line Post Options||Single Spike (SS)|
|Line Post Material||White PVC, 0.51" diameter|
|Distance Between Posts||13.5'|
|Horizontal Spacings||6", 3", 4", 4", 6", 6", 6"
(from bottom to top)
Each roll comes with 1 Warning Sign and 1 Repair Kit.
See PDFs and videos above for additional installation instructions.
It is best to have animals trained to electric fencing before you turn them out in the net only. 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.
Note: We’re aware that the lower price of this net will encourage folks to choose this version. Think carefully before you do so. Customers who are unhappy with netting are often those who’ve chosen its farmstore/catalog equivalents. So why do we offer it? Because it is similar to nets from other sources—and comparisons make decisions easier.
If unsure, give us a call at 800-282-6631 and ask to speak to consultant. They will help you make the optimal netting choice for your fencing needs.
Use only with a low or wide impedance intermittent pulse energizer. Warning! Do NOT use continuous output energizers with electric netting due to risk of fire. (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.
Dry or frozen ground many cause the NetPost spikes to bend or break if inserted with force. Pilot holes may be needed.
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Easy access in/out of electric net fence enclosures without having to turn off the energizer. Perfect for sheep or goat paddocks. 35" tall installed.$48.75
Posts and AccessoriesItem #201040 -
Replacement line posts for Premier’s netting. Designs for each type of net, double or single spike.$3.00
Fence Connectors and AccessoriesItem #200700 -
Replaces lost, misplaced or broken plastic caps (for posts 0.51" in diameter) on netting posts. Holds top strand of net in place so there is less sagging.$0.16
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
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Brandon J from Alabama
This stuff is great. But I have one issue. If you are using this in the woods and moving it frequently, you will curse the day God made sticks. We move ours every few days around the property for our goats. The sticks get caught in the netting and it makes the whole process much worse. I would make the sections between the poles 2 feet shorter. This way you can carry the netting without it dragging on the ground.
If you use a central spot for your power, you can move the netting in 20-30 minutes. If you are moving to an entirely new spot, allow for an hour. Well worth the money!!
Richard S from New York
Excellent option easily installed. Highly recommend.
James S from Pennsylvania
Easy setup! Worked well for the pigs. Not so well for goats, they got zapped and jumped it or got tangled in it. Will have to put it inside the 5 ft wire fence to train them. It will be great when we can have moving paddocks so they can clean out brush!
Emily H from Oregon
So far I've been really happy with this netting! I've been using it for about 3 weeks to move a group of sheep, goats, and a calf around It's worked great! Easy to set up, easy to move around. I have two rolls connected to each other using a 2 joule solar charger and it stays hot no problem. Some extra support is needed at the corner areas which I expected. Highly recommend and will be purchasing more as our herd grows!
George G from Illinois
My sheep netting fence has preformed quite well so far. turns the sheep and has kept out the local stray dogs as well.
Be sure to mow/weed eat a path on the line where the fence will go. Makes it much easier to install and it will do a much better job of turning the animals.