Rural Fencing by Profence
Rural Fencing by Profence

Farm & Rural Fence Supplies

Life in the rural fast lane can be tough, especially when you’ve got unruly stock that think the fastest way to that nice bit of pasture is straight through your fence.

When it comes to farm and rural fencing sometimes the stock standard solutions aren’t enough. That’s when you need to talk to the rural fencing supplies experts at Protective Fencing.

RURAL FENCING SUPPLIES

We offer a huge range of wire types – standard and heavy galvanised, lifemax, PVC coated, fusion bonded PVC, Permaseal and brass. And we provide standard rolls at 10M, 15M, 20M lengths or custom lengths to order.

RURAL FENCING PRODUCTS

The rural setting has come a long way since the early days when rural fencing was just about controlling stock and sheep, and trying to keep out pests on the farm.

The modern rural landowner might need fencing for keeping alpacas, miniature horses, chickens, and dogs in as well as safeguarding dams or chemical stores or enclosing the tennis court.

We supply standard wire and barbed wire as well as an enormous range of chainwire, welded mesh, gabions, gates and other fencing products.

Protective fencing has three manufacturing plants and rural fencing warehouses conveniently located in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne.

Our fleet of trucks (including semi, double B, and cranes) means that we can offer rapid delivery of all fencing products including large scale orders throughout the major cities as well as across NSW, Queensland, and Victoria – See our location and contact details.

FENCE MESH

SHEEP YARD MESH

  • Wire – Size ranges from 5 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 100 mm x 250 mm
  • Roll Size Width x Height – 6000mm x 9000mm & 6000mm x 1100 mm
  • Finish – Standard Galvanised

Usually in stock and ships promptly from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

SHEEP YARD MESH

CATTLE YARD MESH

  • Wire – Size ranges from 8.0 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 100 mm x 200 mm
  • Roll Size Width x Height – 3600mm x 1200 mm
  • Finish – Standard Galvanised.

Stock Availability – Mostly in stock and ships from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

CATTLE YARD MESH

PIG FLOORING (Hot Dip Galvanised)

Not to put too fine a point on it but finding the right mesh flooring for your little porkies used to be a pig of a job but not anymore thanks to Protective fencing.  

Pig Flooring

Farrowing Pen(Hot Dip Galvanised)

  • Wire – Size ranges from 5.0 mm – 6.3 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 10 mm x 50 mm
  • Roll Size Height x Width – 2.4 metres x 900 mm and 2.4 metres x 1200 mm

Stock Availability – generally needs to be ordered

Pig Grower(Hot Dip Galvanised)

  • Wire – Size ranges from 6.3 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 150 mm x 19 mm and 150mm x 22 mm
  • Roll Size Height x Width – 2400mm x 900 mm and 2400mm x 1200 mm

Stock Availability – needs to be ordered

Weaner Pen (Hot Dip Galvanised)

  • Wire – Size ranges from 6.3 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 150 mm x 18 mm
  • Roll Size Height x Width – 2400mm x 900 mm and 2400mm x 1200 mm

Stock Availability – needs to be ordered

SNAKE / RODENT MESH

  • Wire – Size ranges from 0.6 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 6.5 mm x 6.5 mm
  • Roll Size Width x Length – 600 mm x 30 metres
  • Finish – Standard Galvanised.

Stock Availability – Mostly in stock and ships from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

Mesh sheets are the perfect way to provide safe and secure fencing and flooring for various settings.

We can offer a choice of galvanised, hot dip galvanised or stainless steel as well as PVC coatings to make sure your wire mesh panels can take any punishment your animals or the weather can throw at them.

DOG MESH (Standard Galvanised)

We have a range of mesh sizes to cater for all sizes of dogs from small to extremely large dogs.

  • Wire – Size ranges from 2 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 75 mm, 100 mm, 125 mm, and 150 mm x 150 mm
  • Roll Size Width x Length
    • 1200 mm x 10 metres
    • 1200 mm x 30 metres
    • 1800 mm x 10 metres
    • 1800 mm x 30 metres

Stock Availability – Mostly in stock and ships from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

WELDED WIRE – GENERAL PURPOSE

  • Wire – Size ranges from 2.5 mm – 5.6 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 25 mm x 25 mm, 50 mm x 50 mm, 50 mm x 75 mm and 100 mm x 100 mm
  • Sheet Size Width x Height – 2000 mm x 1200 mm, 2400 mm x 3000 mm
  • AS/NZS 4389:2015, AS/NZS 4534 (Galvanised Coatings)

Stock Availability – Mostly in stock and ships from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

MESH ROLLS

Welded Wire general purpose mesh rolls can be used for farm and rural fences.

  • Wire – Size ranges from 2 mm – 0.6 mm
  • Mesh Centres – 75 mm x 50 mm, 100 mm x 100 mm, and 150 mm x 150 mm
  • Roll Size Width x Length
    • 900 mm x 10 metres
    • 900 mm x 30 metres
    • 1200 mm x 10 metres
    • 1200 mm x 30 metres
    • 1800 mm x 10 metres
    • 1800 mm x 30 metres

Stock Availability – Mostly in stock and ships from Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

We can do custom lengths too but there will be an additional cutting fee.

FARM GATES

Farm & Rural Gates are an essential part of any fencing project and with our large range we make it a simple open and shut case.

We’ve got a range of farm gates to match all fencing types including steel tubular gates and palisade gates.

We also supply hinges, brackets, and toppings to suit.

Single Gates (900 – 1200 mm high) 

Double Gates (900 – 1200 mm high)   

Rural Gates - Single and Double Gates & Specifications

Farm Gate Infill Mesh (mesh plus– Standard Galvanised)

  • Wire sizes from 5.0mm
  • Size centres 100x200mm
  • Sheet widths x height 2400x1100mm, 3000x1100mm, 3600x1100mm

Gate / Fence Posts (corner, double, triple)

CHAINWIRE

Our enormous range of chainwire products offers solutions for farm and rural settings ranging from kangaroo for farm fencing, dog enclosures, aviaries and chicken runs to driveways or farm sheds.

A wide variety of coatings means we have the perfect chainwire for all your requirements.

Mesh Aperture: 25mm to 60mm
Wire Diameters: 2.24mm, 2.50mm, 3.15mm and 4mm
Height: 450mm to 4500mm
Finish: Standard Galvanised, Heavy Galvanised, PVC Coated, Permaseal, Lifemax and Fusion Bonded.

Chainwire products used on farms

WIRE PRODUCTS

We can provide all our wire products with either heavily galvanised or galvanised coatings with black or green PVC coating and now in heavy-duty fuse bonded PVC coating.

Cable Wire

Cable/line wire is available in 2.5mm and 3.15mm gauges or with Helicoil in 4mm gauge.

Tie Wire

Tie wire is available in 1.57mm and 2.00mm gauge.

Barbed Wire

We supply barbed wire in Hi Tensile 1.57mm gauge or Iowa Soft 2.5mm gauge. Barbed wire is available in 100M and 500M long rolls. We can also supply stainless steel barbed wire on request.

STOCKING / WAREHOUSE LOCATIONS

Farming Fence Products Supplier, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Sydney

16 Pile Road, Somersby NSW 2250 Australia
T: 02 4343 6200

Melbourne

1/3 Bungaleen Court, Dandenong Victoria 3175 Australia
T: 02 4343 6200

Brisbane

17-19 Hovey Road, Yatala Queensland 4207 Australia
T: 02 4343 6200

FARM FENCE PRICES

Need to buy some fencing, then talk to us to get accurate rural fencing prices per metre. But in general, taking shortcuts with your fencing generally ends up costing more in the long-run.

It’s important to consider the type of stock you’re running. Even medium sized cattle can make short work of a fence if it isn’t strong enough.

High tensile strength wire with a thicker gauge is definitely a better choice with larger animals.

The thickness of galvanising is also an important consideration especially if you’re in a wet or coastal environment.

Yes, these things add to the price but it’s more cost effective because a good fence will serve you well for many years.

FAQ’s – FARM FENCING

  • On the face of it fencing is pretty straightforward but there are a few things to make sure you get right if you want the best performance from your fence.
  • If you’re putting in a standard wire fence make sure your strainer or ‘end’ assembly is adequate for your fence design, stock choice, and soil type.
  • An angle stay will be fine for firm soil types even with high tension fencing.
  • Check that the angle of the stay (diagonal post) is sufficient to provide adequate resistance.
  • If you’re putting in a fence over soft ground you’ll probably want to use a box type assembly.
  • It’s always a good idea to use a sight wire close to the ground to line your posts up accurately. This is important especially with high tension fences.
  • When straining wire fences avoid either over or under straining the wire; it will shorten the life of your fence.
  • When hanging gates make sure that the gates are level and there’s enough room for the gate to open and close easily but not enough for animals to squeeze through.
  • You can place blocks under the gates to get the correct level.

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