Star Pickets – Australian Style Y Pickets for Livestock Fencing

Several black bitumen Y posts on the metal pallet.
YP-01: Star pickets without teeth.

In Australia and New Zealand, the star pickets are also called, Y posts, Y pickets, silver pickets, black pickets or filed fence steel post.

  • Three-pointed star shaped cross section.
  • Tapered ends make it easy to be installed.
  • Plain head is engineered for easy hammering the post into ground.
  • High quality and stability, star pickets are popular with most Australians, New Zealanders.

Popular Types
The star pickets have different corrosive resistance surface for longer service life and durable performance.

  • Galvanised star pickets.
  • Black bitumen painting star pickets.
A galvanized and a black bitumen coating star pickets show the head part.
YP-02: Head part of star pickets
A galvanized and a black bitumen coating star pickets show the end part.
YP-03: End part of star pickets

Details of star pickets:

  • Shape: three-pointed star shaped cross section, without teeth.
  • Material: low carbon steel, rail steel, etc.
  • Surface: black bitumen coated, galvanized, PVC coated, baked enamel painted, etc.
  • Thickness: 2 mm – 6 mm depends on your requirements.
  • Package: 10 pieces/bundle, 50 bundles/pallet.
  • Popular sizes: Now we can produce 1.43 to 2.5 kg/m star pickets for your agriculture or farm use. Popular sizes contains 1.65/1.8/2.4 star pickets.
Specifications of star pickets (Y pickets)
Length (m) 0.45 0.60 0.90 1.35 1.50 1.65 1.80 2.10 2.40
Specification Pieces/ton
1.58 kg/m 1406 1054 703 468 421 386 351 301 263
1.86 kg/m 1195 896 597 398 358 326 299 256 224
1.9 kg/m 1170 877 585 390 351 319 292 251 219
2.04 kg/m 1089 817 545 363 326 297 272 233 204
A piece of fixed knot field fence is fastened by the clips to the star picket.
YP-04: HEBEI JINSH star pickets for field fence fastening.
A piece of green color Euro fence is fastened onto star picket by clips.
YP-05: HEBEI JINSH star pickets for Euro fence fastening.

This video shows the production process of Y post.

Applications of star pickets:

  • Secure livestock and keep the predators out.
  • Support the fences of express highways and roads.
  • Hold the almost metal fences such as farm fences, vineyard fence, garden fences, field fence.
  • Can be adapted to all wire mesh barriers.


  • Consistent holds for easy attachment to fencing wires.
  • High durability for not chipping, bending.
  • Anti-rust material coated surface.
  • Prevent the damage from termites.
  • Withstand the extreme weather and high wind forces.
  • Easy to install, with a low cost.
  • Long life time.
Several bundles of black bitumen coated Y post on the ground.
YP-06: Y post is commonly supplied in bundles.
Barbed wire fences are fixed by Y post.
YP-07: Y post is commonly used to secure barbed wire fences outdoors.
Star pickets and Seven lines of steel wires are installed around the horse farm.
YP-8: HEBEI JINSH star pickets are used for rearing horse.
Star pickets and cattle fence on the grassland and a cattle in it.
YP-9: HEBEI JINSH star pickets are used for rearing cattle.

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