Plank Fences provide good protection, being the stronger type of fence available in Zombie Lane. they are expensive fences. The plank fence is normally used as primary protection against zombies because they are the stronger type of fence available.
This type of fence is given for free at the start of the game in over 20 sections. While most of them are heavily damaged, they can be used to protect the player, crops and buildings (while zombies do not attack buildings in the game, they will destroy crops and hurt players (shortly).
The fence will have a 'health' of 5, with 1 being the minimum before being destroyed. Fences can be completely restored for 100 cash in the market.