Chicken Wire - Flexible and Durable for Protecting Poultry

A bird is fenced in galvanized hexagonal chicken wire mesh.
CW-1: Galvanized hexagonal chicken wire mesh can be used for bird fence.

Chicken wire is also named chicken wire mesh, poultry netting, poultry wire fence. There are different material chicken wire meshes of stainless steel, galvanized and PVC coated, etc. It is usually used to fence poultry livestock, such as chicken, rabbit, duck, goose, and also can be used as fence around vegetable or flower. Chicken fencing can limit chicken's activity range, ensure good air flow, convenience feeder to feed chicken and provide protective barriers against predators. Galvanized and PVC coated chicken wire mesh are more popular.

Specifications:

  • Material: low carbon steel wire, stainless steel wire, iron wire.
  • Surface treatment: galvanized, PVC coated, galvanized plus PVC coated.
  • Mesh opening shape: hexagon.
  • Weaving method: normal twist (double twisted or triple twisted), reverse twist (double twisted)
  • PVC coating color: green, black, gray, silver, orange, yellow, red, white, blue.
  • Nominal thickness of PVC coating layer is 0.50 mm to 1.00 mm.
  • Height: 0.3 m - 2 m.
  • Length: 5 m, 10 m, 20 m, 25 m, 30 m, 35 m, 50 m.
Galvanized chicken wire in normal twist
Mesh size Wire gauge (BWG)
inch mm
3/8" 10 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21
1/2" 13 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20
5/8" 16 32, 31, 30, 29, 28, 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21
3/4" 20 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19
1" 25 27, 26, 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18
1-1/4" 32 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18
1-1/2" 40 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17
2" 50 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14
2-1/2" 65 21, 20, 19, 18
3" 75 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14
4" 100 19, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14
Galvanized chicken wire in reverse twist
Mesh size Wire gauge (BWG)
inch mm
1" 25 25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18
1-1/4" 32 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18
1-1/2" 40 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17
2" 50 23, 22, 21, 20, 19, 18, 17, 16
3" 75 20, 19, 18, 17, 16
PVC coated chicken wire
Mesh size Wire diameter (mm)
inch mm
3/8" 10 0.4 mm, 0.5 mm, 0.6 mm, 0.8 mm
1/2" 13 0.6 mm, 0.8 mm, 0.9 mm, 1.0 mm
5/8" 16 0.4 mm, 0.5 mm, 0.6 mm, 0.8 mm, 0.9 mm, 1.0 mm
3/4" 19 0.6 mm, 0.8 mm, 0.9 mm, 1.0 mm, 1.2 mm
1" 25 0.7 mm, 0.9 mm, 1.0 mm, 1.2 mm, 1.4 mm
1-1/4" 30 0.85 mm, 1.0 mm, 1.10 mm, 1.30 mm, 1.4 mm
1-1/2" 40 0.8 mm, 1.0 mm, 1.2 mm, 1.4 mm, 1.6 mm
2" 50 1.0 mm, 1.2 mm, 1.4 mm, 1.6 mm, 2.0 mm

Chicken wire features

  • Resistant to corrosion, rust and oxidation.
  • Stable structure, smooth surface, uniform mesh size, high tensile strength.
  • Ensure good air flow, convenience feeder to feed poultry.
  • Flexible, easy to transport and install.
  • Galvanized chicken mesh and PVC coated hexagonal wire mesh have longer life, low cost.

Applications of chicken wire

  • Feeding chicken, rabbit, duck, geese, fish and other poultry or small animals. Style can be fence and cage.
  • Protect vegetable, flower or small plant from poultry and small animals.
  • Pest, predator resistance barriers.
  • Fruit cage, defense mouse, bird, cat, dog, squirrel and fox.
  • Indoor decoration, window screen, door screen, children play ground fence.
  • Arts, crafts and sculptures.
  • Sieve, filter and mold control.
Six chickens are fenced in galvanized chicken wire in front of the coop.
CW-2: Galvanized chicken wire can fence chicken and protect chicken from predator.
Some chickens are fenced in green PVC coated chicken wire.
CW-3: PVC coated chicken wire can ensure air flow, and prevent chicken chewing.
A fox is out of the galvanized chicken mesh which mouse has chicken feather.
CW-4: Galvanized chicken mesh can protect chicken from fox and other predator.
Three pigeons are fenced in galvanized hexagonal chicken wire mesh.
CW-5: Galvanized hexagonal chicken wire mesh can fence pigeon.
This picture shows that chicken wire is installed in cabinet.
CW-6: Chicken wire can be installed in furniture, cabinet, dresser to decorate.
Eggs are placed in the egg cage made from chicken wire.
CW-7: Chicken wire can be made into egg cage, fruit cage to place egg, fruits or vegetables.
There are three ghost dresses made of chicken wire.
CW-8: Chicken wire can be manufactured into ghost dress, craft or sculpture.
Some green plants are fenced by the chicken wire.
CW-9: Chicken wire fence can protect plant from poultry or other animals.
Green plants and purple flowers inside the PVC garden fence and the dog outside the PVC garden fence.
CW-10: Green PVC coated hexagonal chicken wire mesh can be used as garden fence to protect plant and flower.

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