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goat-proof hog feeder? #7870148 06/14/20 08:25 PM
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My hunting lease is on a goat farm, so all of my feeders are set up with fences that deer can easily jump but goats can't (or won't).

I've been trying to figure out a way to use these feeders for hogs during the off-season while keeping the goats out - especially because the big ones have learned that ramming a feeder is a good way to shake more corn out (the main reason I started fencing feeders).

I tried cutting a small rectangle about 16" off the ground hoping that pigs can squeeze in while goats couldn't, but the goats discovered it in no time and I was back at square one.

Any ideas or suggestions?

Re: goat-proof hog feeder? [Re: Mad Max] #7870218 06/14/20 09:23 PM
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I have goats. As stupid as they are they don't miss even the smallest opportunity. Like you said they don't jump but they will crawl through a tiny space. They will go through any space a pig can go through.


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Re: goat-proof hog feeder? [Re: Mad Max] #7870613 06/15/20 03:26 AM
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Yeah, they are sort of like guys in prison. They have nothing but time to figure out how to exploit the perimeter.


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