Whether it be a small repair job or fencing your property we are the contractor for the fencing job.
Rural Farm Fencing
Rural Farm Fencing pride ourselves on building fences for the future, using high quality materials and the newest and unsurpassed ways to build your fences will ensure you get the longest life out of your fence and the finest looking fence.
Rural Farm Fencing has over 20 years combined fencing experience and more the 30 years of farming experience so you can trust that we know what we are talking about. We can offer professional advice on whole farm planning so that you can be confident that your investment in quality fencing will work with your farm.
Rural farm fencing invests in quality tools to guarantee your fence is of the highest quality. We attend farm field days regularly to keep updated on new techniques and tools to make sure your fence is built quickly but without compromising on quality. It also means your livestock/pets will be safe and secured promptly.
With no job to big or small, call today for a no obligation free quote so we can discuss ways to make you’re fencing ideas a reality. We will tailor a fence to suite both your needs and your budget so you get what you need at an affordable price. We know what fence will be best to contain your live stock or pets so if you’re unsure of your requirements we can give you all of your options so that you can make an informed decision on the fence you want.
We service the Yarra Valley areas including Yarra Glen, Healesville, Wandin, Woori Yallock, Silvan, Warburton, Eltham, Pakenham, Yea, Koo Wee Rup, Flowerdale and all surrounding areas. We will travel to all areas, please call so we can talk about your fencing needs.
Post & Rail
Post and rail fencing is most commonly used on horse properties as it is a safe and highly visible form of fencing that looks great. It is also commonly used around homes and drive ways as a focal point and to enhance the look of your property. There are many options to choose from when considering post and rail fencing, how many rails do you require to keep your stock in or how many will look the best, the distance between posts, whether you use timber, plastic or concrete, if you use timber which would you use, red gum, pine, cypress etc.
We can help you explore all your options and come to a decision on which post and rail fencing option will fit your budget, look great on your property and contain your stock effectively and safely. We use only the best products to construct your post and rail fence so that you know that you will get the longest life out of your fence. Call us today so we can discuss your post and rail fencing requirements!
Rural Farm Fencing contractors are experienced horse and cattle yard construction. Whether it be for the small horse farm or the large horse stud we can construct a horse yard that will suite your requirements. If you need a horse ménage, round yard, pens or arenas we are the contractors to talk to. We can make your ideas and plans a reality working close with you so that you get exactly what you want the way you want it. Using the highest quality materials we will build your horse equipment to the highest standard so that you and your horse will be safe and secure while riding and training your horse.
Rural Farm Fencing contractors can construct a set of cattle yards accommodating any number of cattle, whether it is 1, or 1000 head. Using the strongest and highest quality materials we can build cattle yards for you that will last the longest possible time while being as strong as required. We can build cattle yards designed by you or if needed we can assist in the planning and use other designs we have tried and tested as ideas so that you can know what we are building for you will work. Rural Farm Fencing contractors work with cattle and know how cattle behave, so we design cattle yards around this so that when working with your cattle will be efficient and safe. We also look at safety so that you can handle your cattle in your Rural Farm Fencing constructed cattle yards you will be safe. We can incorporate a quality cattle crush into your design, we use quality Norton cattle crush’s for smooth and ease of use.
Plain wire fencing is an affordable fencing option that is safe and strong. Used with a wire mesh or alone it will keep stock contained, deter trespassers and is an effective way of defining your boundaries. There are more than one option when choosing plain wire, there is high tensile, medium tensile, galvanized, zinc aluminium, coated, nylon as well as Plasteel mono black wire. Both the zinc and galvanised wire are 2.5mm thick and come in both medium and high tensile, medium tensile being easier to bend and high tensile being less malleable but and be strained tighter.
PVC coated horse wire has a 3mm wire coated with 1mm of PVC, this is ideal for horses, usually at least one strand of PVC coated horse sita wire used when constructing fences to contain horses. The sita wire will make the fence more visible for you horses meaning less chance entanglement. Nylon wire is 4mm thick and is much like the PVC coated sita wire, however it will give and stretch if you horse happens to run in to it causing less injury to your horse. Plasteel mono black wire is not steel but monofilament but is as strong as steel. It can be tied like gal fencing wire but like the nylon wire it will stretch and is not as harsh on your horse’s limbs.
Rural Farm Fencing can help you choose which wire suites your needs then erect a quality fence using the wire chosen by you.
Barb wire is widely used in all fencing situation, used on boundary fences it will give you the piece of mind that your livestock till be safe and secure very unlikely to escape. Used in security fences it will deter intruders from entering your property. Unlike electric fencing it will always deter stock from touching the fence where is electric fences require regular maintenance and must be checked on a regular basis to ensure it on and stock don’t push on fence or get out. Barb wire is not always an option, not advisable to use it around horses or kids as it can be dangerous. In the right situation barb wire is great and will make a great stock proof fence. We at Rural Farm Fencing can advise you on where barb wire would work with your property and can install it professionally.
Hinge joints: there are many styles of hinge joints to choose from, there is also farm lock, rural nettings, chicken wire, chain mesh, as well as weld mesh. There is a wire to suit your needs that we know how to install. Farm lock is used commonly with sheep, cattle, pigs, and large dogs. Hinge joint has squares which come in a variety of sizes to suit your needs; the holes are smaller at the bottom and get bigger as they go up. Hinge joint is a great way of keeping medium sized live stock in and out of your property.
Farm lock as much the same as hinge joint apart from the fact that the vertical and horizontal wires are joined with a wire knot instead of the hinge. Farm lock is stronger than hinge joint, it is used in all the same situation that hinge joint is but it will with stand more pressure from livestock.
Rural netting or rabbit wire come in many different heights and is great to keep rabbits in or out as well as many other small animals.
Chicken wire is great for the chook shed or pen, chicken wire will keep your chickens in and dogs and fox’s out.
Chain mesh is great for security fences, front fences, around sports grounds and on the farm. It is great in and situation and is very strong, it also comes coated in black PVC making it a great safe option around sporting grounds, and it also looks great as a feature fence.
Rural Farm Fencing contractors can construct, repair, maintain and install any type of electric fencing. Using quality Speedrite, Thunderbird, Daken and Gallagher products either mains, battery or solar powered we can build you an electric fence that will suite your needs. Electric fencing is a cost effective fencing option that will contain your stock safely. Electric wires will eliminate livestock pushing on your fences and stretching the wire which will increase the life of your fence. Also running an electric wire along the top of post will stop horses chewing the tops of posts and rails. There are many different options when considering electric fencing, the electric fencing unit can be mains powered, battery or solar, there are insulators which sit on your posts and standoff insulators which sit off the fence. There are plastic and porcelain insulators and they come in many different styles to choose from and we can show you all your options and help you decide which one suits your requirement.