pigs?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by trapper john, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. trapper john

    trapper john Out Of The Brooder

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    once all my chickens and qial are settled in im going to start my pig pen area. will a 15x15 or 20x20 fence work or does it need to be bigger? there will be two pigs.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    15x15 will be plenty space for 2 pigs, you can go smaller than that even, to 10x10. Make sure your fence is tall (4-5 feet) and sturdy though. Pigs are escape artists and they can jump very well! I had 2 "jumping pigs" over the years. We couldn't figure out how they got out as the pens were very secure, then one day we chased one back to the pen, trying to catch it and it graciously leapt over the fence, into the pen. Gotcha!
     
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