how to build a pen for pigs
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What do you need to build a pig pen?
Food, water, shelter, space, and a way to keep cool. These are the essentials for all pigs, regardless of size, breed, or purpose. Basic guidelines can set you on the road to building the ideal pen for your pets or livestock, though research on specific breed requirements is always recommended.
What is a farrowing pen for pigs?
This is where a pregnant sow will live from shortly before delivering her litter up until her piglets are weaned. While the farrowing pen is one of the smallest types of pigpens since it is made to accommodate only one adult pig per litter, it can be the most difficult to build correctly.
Can You Expand a pig pen?
Your pig pen is now complete. It is amazing at how strong the pallets are when secured together. We crossed pallets every other. We have added on to this pen over the last several months. Another perk to having a free pig pen you can expand it when you need to.
How to make a pig pen out of pallets?
Leave the last pallet loose as a door. Add two hinges to one end to create a door for your pig pen. Add a latch to keep your door closed. Your pig pen is now complete. It is amazing at how strong the pallets are when secured together. We crossed pallets every other.