Truck Bed Goat Pen

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by bbRedMom, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. bbRedMom

    bbRedMom Songster

    Nov 30, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I am trying to find plans for a goat pen you build to fit a truck bed. I've seen them around town, but am never in a position to stop and really examine them.

    They are usually made with a wood frame and Chain link, and look to be removable. But they are sturdy enough to transport goats in the back of your truck without a tydown or risking them jumping out. Almost like a goat cage.

    Has anyone seen plans for these, or even knows what I am talking about? Thanks!
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    I think I know what you are talking about. Does your truck have the little openings along the top sides of the bed? Usually these openings are 1x1" If so....slip a 1x1 in each opening....screw on some slats..usually 1x3's work well...and you can tarp the top. Make sure you put the slats on from the inside of the bed....otherwise the goats might be able to knock them off if scared. Hope this helps.
  3. Fudd

    Fudd Hatching

    Apr 4, 2014
    I build these Transport Pens and Wild Hog Traps. Attached is a sample of each.

    Hog Traps- $300 4X5X3
    Transport Pen - $275 4X5X3 (picture is one that my brother built)
  4. farm n louisana

    farm n louisana Chirping

    Feb 10, 2014
    Houma la
    I just used a xxl dog kennel I bought at petco it works fine for my goats if I need to moved a lot I just use our small cattle trailer
  5. chris ratcliff

    chris ratcliff Hatching

    Aug 16, 2015
    i am needing one built for hauling goats to fair in. where are u located? i am in Bigelow AR

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