PoultryNet® 12/48/3 (with drivable posts) - USA
PoultryNet® 12/48/3 (with drivable posts) - USA
PoultryNet® 12/48/3 (with drivable posts) - USA
PoultryNet® 12/48/3 (with drivable posts) - USA
PoultryNet® 12/48/3 (with drivable posts) - USA

PoultryNet® 12/48/3 (with drivable posts) - USA

Regular price $160.00 Sale

48" tall, portable electric fence used to contain chickens and other poultry. Same electrifiable mesh as PoultryNet® 12/48/3, but with stronger and stiffer drivable posts.

The drivable posts (.75" dia.) are much stronger and stiffer than standard line posts and can be pounded in with a dead-blow hammer or mallet. Fence installs easily in hard/frozen soils as well as soft soils. Pushing in posts is no longer necessary.

One roll (100 ft) weighs only 27 lbs. You will need a fence energizer to electrify the net.

Netting is quick and simple to move. Even for new users, it takes less than 10 minutes to go from out-of-the-box netting to installed fence.


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.

Same mesh as standard 48" PoultryNet, but with stronger and stiffer drivable posts. Excellent for those with hard/frozen soils or that lack the hand-strength to insert the posts into soft soils. Brown drive-caps indicate these posts are drivable.

Common Uses
  • 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.


PoultryNet® 12/48/3 with Drivable Posts
Height 48" installed
Horizontal Strands 12 (11 conductive)
Vertical Strands Plastic strings, spaced every 3"
Roll Length 100'
Color White/Black
Premium Superconductor
Electrical Resistance 35 Ω/per 1000'
Line Post Options Single Spike (DS)
Drivable Post (DP)
Line Post Material White PVC, 0.75" diameter
Spike Length/Diameter 8"/0.31"
Distance Between Posts 12.5'
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.

#201850 - $1.67 per ft (100' roll with drivable posts)


The same “unroll and then unfold” process applies to all electrified nets. Minimal strength or skill needed (and no tools). Extra supports such as FiberTuff™ step-in posts are useful at corners, curves and ends. You will need a fence energizer to electrify the net.


See PDFs and videos above for additional installation instructions.

PoultryNet is not effective with baby chicks that are small enough to crawl through the net openings and therefore are not deterred by the electric shock.


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.

If the voltage drops below 3000V on the net, you need to turn off the energizer and unhook the net from the energizer. Test the energizer by itself. If the voltage is 5000V or higher on the energizer, the problem is in the net. The most common problem is that the lowest “hot” strand has been caught around one of the metal spikes on the posts and is shorting it out. The net must be at least 2" away from anything metal (metal posts, existing fences, spikes on support posts).


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.

With proper care, netting should last 5-7 years. Replacements will be prorated.
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