Sheep & Goat Net 9/35/7
A budget-friendly, prefabricated fence that has 9 horizontal twines (8 conductive); is 35" tall installed, and has string verticals every 7".
White PVC posts are built into the mesh every 13.6 ft. The result, when energized properly, is a nearly impenetrable mesh to sheep, goats, coyotes and dogs.
How does it compare to ElectroNet®?
- Weaker posts spaced further apart (13.6' vs. 12.5').
- Has string verticals every 7" 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 10 times more electrical resistance (380 Ω/1000 ft) so it's less suited for fences more than 500 ft long.
- Yellow color is not as visible against all backgrounds as white/black.
New for 2022! Now available as a Pos/Neg fence for dry, sandy or rocky conditions. Ideal for situations when there is too little moisture in the soil to properly ground the fence.
|Sheep & Goat
Sheep & Goat
|Horizontal Strands||9 (8 conductive)|
|Vertical Strands||Plastic strings spaced every 7"|
|Pos/Neg (PN) Option*||✘||✔|
|Electrical Resistance||380 Ω/per 1000'|
|Line Post Options||Single Spike (SS)|
|Line Post Material||White PVC, 0.51" diameter|
|Distance Between Posts||13.6'||6.8'|
|Horizontal Spacings||5", 3.5", 3.5", 3.5", 3.5", 5", 5", 6"
(from bottom to top)
|Cost||$0.71 per foot||$1.38 per foot|
Each roll comes with 1 Warning Sign and 1 Repair Kit.
* Pos/Neg (PN) fences are recommended where the soil is very dry and/or the animals do not ground well. Two clips are used at each end. One is hooked to the energizer, the second should be connected to a ground rod.
Tip: When using Pos/Neg fencing, a PowerLink is recommended to attach the negative lead to the ground rod.
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.
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 posts to bend or break if inserted with force. Pilot holes may be needed.
Start by measuring the voltage at the end of the fence line. If the voltage is below 3000V, follow these steps to determine if the problem is with the fence, or the energizer.
Test the energizer first!
- Turn off the energizer.
- Disconnect the wires going to the fence and ground stake/rod.
- Turn the energizer back on.
- Measure the voltage on the energizer between the two terminals (positive and negative) with a digital voltmeter or other high-voltage tester. Touch one end to “-“ (earth terminal) and the other end to “+” (fence terminal). The reading tells you how well the energizer is working without any other variables.
- If the tester reads below 5000V, then the energizer (or possibly the battery) is the problem. If the voltage is above 5000V, then the trouble lies with your fence.
If the fence is at fault:
- Conductors touching another wire, steel post or the soil
- Broken or damaged insulators
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
GatesItem #340611 -
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.$50.00
Posts and Accessories
NetPost 13/35/SS (white) - For: ElectroNet 9/35/12, E'Net 8/35/6, Sheep Net 9/35/7 or ElectroNet Pro 9/35/12Item #201040 -
Replacement line posts for Premier’s netting. Designs for each type of net, double or single spike.$3.05
Fence Connectors and AccessoriesItem #200700 -
Replaces lost 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 -
Clips fits to the spikes on standard electrified netting posts. Keeps bottom black strand in place and tensioned.$0.15
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In order to receive a shock from a Pos/Neg fence, the animal must touch both a positive (hot) and negative (grounded) strand at the same time. This will deliver more pain to the animal than an all hot net (Pos/Pos) because moisture in the soil is not required to complete the circuit.
Blake B from Montana
Works great for sheep.
Tracey D from Missouri
We have used the 42" net in the past, and opted for the 36" this time to contain our lambs during weaning and our Kune Kune pigs for rotational grazing. This product always performs well for us, and we have found that with the rocky soil of Missouri, a few single fiberglass poles placed here and there helps to keep the fence tight.
FYI, here is a great tip we learned: After goats destroyed the first fence we bought through Premier 1, we cut the fence off into sections, and use those as gates! Those sections work great for mob grazing; open one side to let the animals through, and move the back “gate” to the front for the next move.
Vincenzo R from Vermont
This fence is weak, yet heavy, prone to sagging, easily grounds and way too high resistance. I fail to see it’s value in any situation when compared to ElectroNet. I decided to try it because for at least two years I have been trying to get the 100' ElectroNet. What a mistake. I wish Premier 1 would bring back the 100' ElectroNet.
Michelle H from Missouri
Fast shipping, easy setup. I see us buying another one in the future. Economic way to rotate off pastures. Goats and dogs learned the ropes quickly.
Graystone Farm from Virginia
Best idea ever! Very easy to put up, move and take down. We use this for managing areas we want our goats to clean up around the farm.
The only bad thing is that it is so long 164'. Wish they sold this fence in shorter lengths so it wasn't big and bulky to move around. We bought some years ago and they were shorter @ 82' but now this fencing only comes in one length.