Field fence is a fence system commonly used to contain livestock and keep out unwanted predators over vast distances.   A field fence consists of posts and wire mesh system which can be woven wire and weld wire.   Each type of wire possesses different square-like patterns and openings and meant for a specific purpose.   Failure to understand each type of wire may result in hoof entanglement or loss of the animal.  The common type of wires are diamond/v-wire, hinge joint knot wire, fixed knot wire, and square seal knot wire.