How to make a runt pig catch up and pen questions

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by dr8goons, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. dr8goons

    dr8goons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was talking to a guy about pigs and he has a runt he'll sell me for $10 that just needs babying. How can i baby her and try to get her bigger then she is? I have no climb horse fenceing would that work for her pen? and how big should i make it? what is best to make a quick house out of i have alot of lumber but no plywood. would that work?
     
  2. greyfields

    greyfields Overrun With Chickens

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    If you can make a creep feeder for her, that would be easiest.
     
  3. dr8goons

    dr8goons Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Whats a creep feed from?
     
  4. ChickieWhickie

    ChickieWhickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I used a dog house, until Arnetta out grew it. A friend of mine uses a old water tank. She cut a hole in it for a door.
    I don't know, if Arnetta was the runt or not. I feed her pig feed & old produce that the local grocer saves for me.
     
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