Larger livestock require a lot of space. A good-sized cattle pasture can be at least 20 acres and often two or three times that size. All that space means that farmers need a cost-effective, durable fencing option. Field fence, or woven-wire fence, offers both. The catch is that this fencing needs to be stretched and tensioned correctly to work well and maximize longevity.
A properly installed and stretched field fence can last for up to 25 years. But it can be a little tricky to get the tension just right. Let’s take a look at how to stretch a field fence with a step-by-step guide.