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#6866076 - 08/23/17 09:56 AM Feed pen dilemma...
Schpanky Offline
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I have pics of black buck on my lease...however, now I understand they won't jump a fence to get into the pen. Anyone have any ideas on how to let the black buck in while keeping the cows out? Not worried about hogs....yet.

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#6866088 - 08/23/17 10:09 AM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: Schpanky]
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Make a spot where he can go under

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#6866103 - 08/23/17 10:20 AM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: sbushee]
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Originally Posted By: sbushee
Make a spot where he can go under


I agree, cut out a small section of panel and string some barbed wire between the posts leaving a good size gap at the bottom.
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#6866112 - 08/23/17 10:30 AM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: Schpanky]
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...so create an opening(s) like this and then stretch barbed wire across the top of the openings?

How big does the opening/gap need to be?




would this work as well?...not really excited about cutting my panels up but if it works i'll do it....


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#6866428 - 08/23/17 03:36 PM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: Schpanky]
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Agree. They go thru or under but rarely go over

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#6869342 - 08/26/17 08:25 AM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: Schpanky]
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That cut out in the panel will work, I'd leave one more box at the top. Probably only needs to be 18-24" tall. Put your cut out on a hinge so you can close the door whenever you'd like.
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#6873541 - 08/30/17 09:04 AM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: Schpanky]
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...I'm thinking I might just put in a hog trap door...prop it open for the black buck...and set it on occasion for trapping some pigs....multi-tasking grin


Edited by Schpanky (08/30/17 09:04 AM)

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#6873629 - 08/30/17 10:31 AM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: Schpanky]
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We buy the 36 inch panels and raise them up off the ground. It keeps cattle from jumping over and it allows fawns to go under, or in your case blackbuck.
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#6873675 - 08/30/17 11:04 AM Re: Feed pen dilemma... [Re: BenBob]
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Why do you want to feed the blackbuck? They stay fat as footballs on grass. I fence mine out on purpose.
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