As to the materials, chicken wire mesh can be divided into four types: galvanized chicken wire, stainless steel wire netting, PVC chicken wire and brass chicken fence.
Galvanized chicken wire is mainly used in the garden for bird protection. The 13 mm hole is mainly used to make fruit cages and sculpture. 25-50 mm hole is for poultry enclosure, garden borders and bird protection. 31 mm-50 mm hole is for the rabbit cage.
PVC coated chicken wire is used in the garden or agriculture. The core wire is galvanized wire which has two types of electro wire and hot dipped wire. The protective PVC coating makes the chicken wire last many years longer than an uncoated chicken wire. The colour has green,black and yellow. Custom colours are available by request.
- Chicken wire netting is commonly used to fence poultry livestock, such as chickens.
- It can be used to build cheap cages for small animals.
- It is used in garden for small bird protection, or as poultry or small animals housing.It is also used in agricultural side.
The galvanized only coated fence can be guaranteed for about 10 years but a good galvanized wire vinyl/PVC coated has a rust through guarantee of 20 years.
Compare with the chain link fence if a place is cut off, the chicken wire will not cause entire structure destroyed. If the same situation come to chain link fence, the adjacent points will destroyed.