Okay, Chuck, you got me into this...

Discussion in 'Homesteading Questions' started by dla, Sep 26, 2004.

  1. dla

    dla Well-Known Member

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    Alright, so you said that you get pigs and keep them over winter. Now DH wants to go to the livestock auction on Tuesday.
    Help!
    We don't have a pig place yet!
    Need advice.
    Folks don't seem to think electric wire will keep them in.
    Help!
    (see pig forum for additional cries for help)
     
  2. Chuck

    Chuck Well-Known Member Supporter

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    pm me...we'll talk, as soon as I get back from Alaska.
     

  3. boxwoods

    boxwoods Well-Known Member

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    :) Better build a pig pen first.
     
  4. JulieNC

    JulieNC Well-Known Member

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    Call your local farm store and check out the price of hog panels. I've also heard of people using wooden pallets to create a fence. Just make it strong. :)
     
  5. Cornhusker

    Cornhusker Unapologetically me Supporter

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    Hog panels and t-posts are the best way to go.
    Pigs will also need shelter, shade at least.
    I've known people who throw huge piles of dtraw into the pen and let the pigs make their own shelter.