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  • Joined Aug 2017
Pig shelter size for breeding sows
« on: September 19, 2018, 07:36:05 pm »
What size shelter would be suitable for 2-3 breeding sows? Thanks
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  • Joined Feb 2012
Re: Pig shelter size for breeding sows
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2018, 12:12:56 pm »
Is this just a shelter you will use until they get close to farrowing? In which case it needs to be big enough that they can all get in, turn around and get up and down without standing on each other.


  • Joined Jul 2014
Re: Pig shelter size for breeding sows
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2018, 03:44:59 pm »
I often find 3 of our sows in the same standard ark (2.4x2.4m)


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