Wire Fence and Field Fence for Construction and Agriculture

Wire fence secures property perimeters, reinforces silt fence and controls animals. Our wire utility and field fences include Welded Wire Fence, Hog Wire, Chicken Wire and Hardware Cloth.

Wire Fence

Welded Wire Fence

Welded Wire Fence is a 14 Gauge fence that is commonly used for silt fence reinforcement and perimeter control.

This fence has large rectangular apertures. It is offered in a lightweight 100-foot long roll and is available in 3-foot and 4-foot heights.


  • Silt fence reinforcement
  • Tree protection
  • Temporary fence
  • Debris containment
  • Construction site perimeters


  • 36″ x 100′
  • 48″ x 100′

Hog Wire Fence

Hog Wire is a 12 Gauge Field Fence that is used for agricultural applications and silt fence reinforcement. In the Mid-Atlantic, Hog Wire is the preferred fence for NCDOT projects. 12-Gauge Hog Wire is the strongest field fence that we supply.


  • Silt fence reinforcement
  • Animal pens

Chicken Wire

Chicken Wire is also known as Poultry Netting. It is installed for temporary fencing, chicken pens, agricultural applications and erosion control. Chicken Wire is lightweight and has thin, hexagonal apertures.


  • Level spreader
  • Inlet protection
  • Farm applications
  • Garden protection
  • Chicken coops
  • Silt fence reinforcement

Hardware Cloth

Hardware Cloth is a lightweight mesh-like fence with small square apertures. Hardware Cloth is flexible but durable which makes it a popular choice for construction, farm and residential applications.


  • Temporary fence
  • Level spreader
  • Tree protection
  • Gardens

Compare Wire Fences

PropertiesWelded WireHog WireChicken WireHardware Cloth
Wire Gauge14 Gauge12 Gauge23 Gauge
Roll Size3′ x 100
4′ x 100′
32″ x 330′2′ x 150′
3′ x 150′
4′ x 140′
6′ x 50′
2′ x 100′
3′ x 100′
4′ x 100′
This table is a comparison tool for common wire products supplied by Colonial Construction Materials. This is not intended to be used as a specification.

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