Hog wire fence consists of a metal wire grid with a wooden frame around it. How much does it cost?

Installation of hog wire fence with wooden frame will cost between $3 and $10 per linear foot. The height of the fence, size of the land and quality of the wire will determine how much you will pay in total.

Each fence installation project is unique. Let us see more about the cost of installing a hog wire fence with a wooden frame.

Cost factors for hog wire fences with a wooden frame

Size Of The Land

The larger the land you want to fence, the more you will pay.

It costs $2,000 to $8,000 to fence an acre with a hog wire fence with a wooden frame. You will pay $600 to $2,400 to fence a ¼ acre.

A large plot means that you will require more wood and metal. It also means that it will take more time to install the fence. Therefore, it will cost you more.

Height Of The Fence

The higher the fence, the more it costs to install. You can install a 4 to 8-foot fence. The purpose of the fence determines its height. The higher the fence, the safer it is.

An 8-foot hog wire fence is more expensive to install than a 6-foot fence. It uses longer wooden frames which increase the cost of the fence significantly.

Additionally, you require more wire to frame.

Framed Hog Wire Fence

Framed Hog Wire Fence | Guy Aranda | Wikimedia Commons | CC BY-SA 2.0

Material Of The Fence

Hog wire fence consists of two types of material with varying costs. Metal wire and wood.

There are many types of metal or hog wires you can purchase for your hog wire. Different types of metals have different prices.

Similarly, you can purchase many types of wood frames for your frames. Different types of wood also have varying prices.

Types Of Hog Wire Fences

Frameless Hog Wire Fence

Frameless hog wire fences are composed only of the metal wire grid.

Framed Hog Wire Fence

A framed hog wire fence can either have wooden or metal frames. The metal grid has a frame all around it.

Pros Of Installing A Hog Wire Fence With Wooden Frames

  • Keeps pets and other animals safe and within the compound.
  • Grow plants and flowers on the fence.
  • Easy to install
  • Affordable to install.
  • Easy to decorate
  • Attractive even without decoration.
  • You can move them easily if you want.
  • Easy to maintain.
  • Easily adapts to the environment
  • Durable. Hog wire fences with wood or metal frames can last 25 to 50 years.

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