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3 Things I’ve Learned To Keep Pigs In Electric Fencing

3 Things I’ve Learned To Keep Pigs In Electric Fencing

I’ve been told, on more than one occasion, repeatedly, that it just simply isn’t possible to keep pigs in electric fencing.  That if you want to keep your pig in, you will have to build a pen with a solid bottom they can’t root under and solid walls so they don’t think they can get out. I’m here to tell you that is HOGWASH!! (Haha, pun intended. )  HOWEVER, it is important to note that this concept only works if…

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A Unique Use For Plastic Shopping Bags You’ve Never Thought Of

A Unique Use For Plastic Shopping Bags You’ve Never Thought Of

Homesteading in modern times creates its own challenges. Though it is easier through the use of modern conveniences, often those require creativity.  Electric fencing is one of those conveniences that make it easy to move and keep animals on fresh grass.  Before it’s invention, building fence was a time and labor intensive process.  However, the convenience of the electric fence often has a learning curve, and sometimes isn’t as visible as it should be.