What are the Costs of Electric Fence vs. Traditional Fence?

Electric fencing can save 30-40% off costs compared with traditional fence, due to using fewer materials and less labor. So, when installing an electric fence, you need to first determine if your fence is going to be permanent or temporary -because the tools, the infrastructure, and the products are all going to be different.

Whether your project is permanent or temporary, whether your fencing in livestock or heading into the backcountry; in our How to Install Electric Fence Guide, we’ll answer questions to help you get started in your electric fencing project. It’s all doable, let’s get to work!

Electric fencing can save 30-40% off compared with traditional fence, due to using fewer materials and less labor.

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Video Transcript

Hi, my name is Liam Shaw with Gallagher Animal Management. Today, we are going to talk about the cost benefit electric fence verses a traditional fence.

Is there a benefit to using electric fencing over traditional?

Electric Fencing can save 30% to 40% off of traditional fence, due to less materials and less labor. On both types of fencing you need to use the same brace structure. But after that all your costs change, putting 30 to 40 ft spacings. verses your conventional 8-10. Saving you a lot of money and a lot of labor putting in posts.