Pig Pen Question

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by gatrapper, Sep 8, 2016.

  1. gatrapper

    gatrapper Out Of The Brooder

    May 20, 2015
    Hey Y'all,

    Fiance and I are getting ready to start raising pigs on our farm.

    I am in the process of building their pen. I will be using hog panels and the pen will be 16 ft x 32 ft. I plan on running an electrified wire inside the pen that is about a foot off the ground.

    Does that sound sufficient to keep 2-4 hogs in without worrying about them busting out?

    Let's see some pictures of y'alls setups.
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Great question. I've read that pigs learn to respect electric fences quickly. You might try posting in the Pigs forum of BYCs sister site, BackyardHerd http://www.backyardherds.com

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