Zareba® Electric Netting Kit

Model #: 28-176UR

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  • Safe, effective temporary containment for sheep, goats and similar-sized animals.
  • Quick, simple and tangle-free installation
  • Protects against most predators
  • 15 replaceable plastic posts
  • Pegs and repair kit included
  • Service Experts Available To Answer Your Installation Questions

Zareba® Electric Netting Kit

Need an easy install containment kit for your sheep and goats?

Our Zareba® Electric Netting Kit is a safe, effective temporary containment for sheep, goats and similar-sized animals. Installation is quick, simple and tangle-free. This attractive, high visibility orange netting protects against most predators.

Features include: 15 replaceable plastic posts, easy-to-use lead-out wire and molded junctions for extra strength. Guy ropes, pegs and repair kit are included with each kit. Dimensions are 164 ft long x 47 in tall.


Why Zareba® Electric Fence Systems?

Zareba® makes complete electric fence systems to control a wide variety of animals. An electric fence system from Zareba® can be matched to any animal control situation, offering both budget and design flexibility.

Electric fencing provides a safe alternative to barbed and woven wire fences. A short, safe pulse of electricity creates a psychological barrier that trains animals to avoid the fence.

The various systems from Zareba® give you flexibility to design the enclosure you need, whether a permanent, semi-permanent or portable application. It is also easy to convert an existing non-electric fence to electric.

Zareba® electric fence systems install quickly with minimal tools, saving on labor whether you hire out the job or do it yourself. The savings can be significant when compared to other fencing options like barbed wire, woven wire, wood rail or vinyl fencing.

A Zareba® electric netting system is the best choice for longevity, delivering effective animal control for farms, ranches & roaming ranges.

Zareba® is the largest manufacturer of electric fence systems offering durable, reliable electric fence products for all of your animal fencing needs.


Zareba® Electric Netting Kit - Specifications

Electric netting has been used successfully to control a variety of predatory animals and untrained wildlife. Keep your goats and sheep safe from these predators with your new electric netting kit!

Product Features:

  • Provides safe, effective temporary containment for sheep, goats and similar-sized animals
  • Quick, simple and tangle-free installation
  • Attractive, high visibility orange netting
  • Protects against most predators

Kit Includes:

  • 15 replaceable plastic posts
  • molded junctions for extra strength
  • easy-to-use lead-out wire
  • guy ropes
  • pegs and repair kit


  • Dimensions: 164 ft long x 47 in tall

30-Day No Hassle Guaranteed

Your satisfaction with our electric netting for sheep & goats is our top priority!

If you are anything less than completely satisfied with your electric netting kit or electric netting accessories, you may return it within 30 days of receipt for a replacement or refund of your full merchandise cost, less shipping and handling. It's part of our worry-free shopping policy!

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
June 14, 2016
Easy set great By L boogie
Bought this product to let my goats roam...they love it..easy set up and take down...very happy w this product...the red colour is visible but not too visible so it's not so obvious if near the house...which I like...
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Review posted on
April 27, 2016
Wish it had instructions By wf2022
Seems like a great product, haven't used it yet. My only compliant is no instructions came with the product and i cant find them on the website. I've never had electric fencing before and would off been nice to have a guide to reference to just so i know i'm doing things right and have all the correct parts.
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Review posted on
February 25, 2014
Amazon Review, good for small farm animals By
I think this product would work well for small type animals,not so much for larger animals. The quality of this product was good.
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Q.What is the spacing of the horizontal and the vertical wires on this netting (Model 28/176)?

The spacing of the netting is 3” x 7”.

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Electric Fences for Sheep and Goats

When designing your fence consider:

  • the characteristics of the animal (i.e. coat thickness, hooves, behavior)
  • if you are keeping animals in or keeping predators out
  • type of fence (temporary or semi-permanent/permanent)

Note: If livestock get their heads between fence wires and receive a shock behind the eyes instead of in front of them, they tend to push into the fence rather than pull out. Proper wire spacing (a hot wire at the animal’s shoulder height) is important to safely contain your animals.



Sheep are relatively easy to contain with an electric fence because they tend to be docile. However, they present some unique challenges because wool does not conduct electricity and predators are frequently a problem.

Fence Wire

Depending on a variety of factors, the number of fence wires can vary from four to six, depending on:

  • life expectancy of the fence
  • whether you will keep lambs and ewes together
  • if predators are a problem

As intense grazers, sheep tend to deplete vegetation in their pasture and frequently attempt to graze outside the fence. We recommend a minimum of 4 wires starting low to the ground and spaced to an overall height of 32” – 40”.

Fence Charger

Sheep require a fence charger that can maintain 4,000 – 5,000 volts on the fence line. Voltage levels are impacted by vegetation on the fence line, length of fence and type of wire.

In some areas, sheep may be attacked by predators such as wolves, coyotes, or stray dogs, requiring your fence to deter predators. A minimum of 5,000 volts on the fence line is required to keep out predators.

Zareba® does offer electrified sheep & goat netting that is easily portable and very effective at keeping sheep and goats in and predators out.



Goats have an attitude – they tend to test fences by pushing against them, squeezing between the wires, and jumping over them. In addition, some species of goats have thick coats that insulate them from electric shock.

Fence Wire

Goats require closely spaced fence wires that start low to the ground and are high enough to prevent jumping over the fence. We recommend using five to six wires spaced to an overall height of 40” – 46”.

Zareba® does offer electrified Goat netting that is easily portable and very effective at keeping goats in and predators out.

Fence Chargers

To safely contain goats, you need a fence charger that maintains 4,000 – 5,000 volts on the fence line. Voltage levels are impacted by vegetation on the fence line, length of fence and type of wire.


Expert Tips

Choosing the Right Fence Charger

The right fence charger is the heart of your electric fence system. Finding the best-matched charger for your fence is imperative to successfully contain/exclude animals. The experts at Zareba® Systems explain a simple process to ensure you buy the right fence charger to meet your needs.

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Installation and Location

Every Zareba® Systems fence charger comes with a detailed installation manual. In addition, individual components include “how-to” instructions to assist in your fence system assembly.

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Lightning and Power Surge Protection

Lightning is often the cause of fence charger failure. When lightning strikes the fence, the sudden power surge can travel down the fence wire and damage the fence charger.

A variety of properly installed products can prevent or limit lightning damage.

More about Lightning and Power Surge Protection »


FAQs about Chargers

Q: How does electric fence work with rotational grazing?

A: Electric fencing is the perfect solution for containing animals on a short-term or temporary basis, as in rotational grazing. The lightweight mobility of portable electric fencing is ideal for frequently moving livestock to different sections of pasture.

Zareba® Systems has all the components needed to create a rotational grazing system including: step-in posts, poly wire and poly tape, reels and fence chargers. AC powered energizers are recommended but because pastures usually aren’t located near an AC power source, using a low impedance battery-powered or solar-powered fence charger is a good option as well.


Q: What factors should I consider when purchasing a fence charger?

A: The power source (AC, Battery or Solar Powered), energy output (in joules), the type of animal being controlled, the length of the fence (more wires need more power) and the amount of vegetation growing near the fence should be considered when you are selecting your fence charger.


Q: What does Low Impedance mean? I see it on chargers in stores and on websites.

A: Low impedance chargers increase the joules (energy) on a fence line if weeds or other vegetation touch the fence. Low impedance chargers are ideal for long, multi-strand poly wire, tape, rope or high tensile fence systems. Low impedance chargers are recommended for most applications and can be operated by AC, DC or Solar Power.

The other type of charger, known as a solid state charger, is usually used to control short-haired livestock, small animals, and pets where only moderate weed conditions exist. These chargers deliver a medium-amperage shock and can be operated by AC or DC.


Q: Why does my fence charger make clicking noises?

A: Most fence charger have a pulsed output. Every time it “clicks,” it is releasing energy to the fence that has been stepped up or increased through a capacitor and a transformer. This release of energy makes noise. Not all chargers make the clicking noise. The noise is designed for the owner of the charger and serves no functional purpose.

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