How to repair a break in a dog containment system’s boundary wire.
A complete summary of the costs for our first foray into raising our own pigs for meat, from piglet purchase right through to slaughter and butchering.
I finally got to install my electric fence yesterday morning, and we haven’t had any more trouble from the pigs. For the electric fence energiser, I bought a Thunderbird BD-20. This is a neat little 2 km “strip grazer”, powered by 4x D-cell batteries. I don’t have mains power near the pig pen because it’s … [Read more…]
The pigs have escaped three times this week! Luckily, they’ve only got out into our yard. Each time, they just hang around in the garden, dig up the grass a bit, and lay in the sun. Putting them back in their pen was pretty easy – they’re just like flighty chickens. They’ll flee if you … [Read more…]