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29 Jul ’14 - 8:19 am
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so yesterday, I had to get them out of the barn, the pen isn't very pig and I really hate keeping them so cramped, I tried looking for a 5 foot gate to go across the doorway in the front that way they can have the whole barn, but they only make 4 and 6 foot gates, so today my buddy is going to stop by with his ram set and we are going to shoot some two by fours into the cement pad and build a partition wall down the middle and gate it off

so we started clearing out the jungle along the fence

we moved the tape up about the same level they had on the farm

I was going to run a separate fence charger, but I was looking at the pigs fence and the solar charge is only running 30 feet of electric tape, so I figured we would just piggy back off of the pigs charger, so I ran down to the farm store and grabbed a jumper

and let them loose

http://youtu.be/FNTJ2oMaKdU

they quickly learned to respect the white tape, good thing they were trained on it at the farm

and my wife spent the afternoon with her buddies

we had to take his trailer back because we had lost part of the back gate on ours on the drive out there, so he let us use his

@groinkick goats!

they also had a pretty cool firepit made out of granite pieces

so today we are working on getting the barn organized and getting a source for hay

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lol, I almost forgot, so after we hooked up the electric, my BIL and I got into a discussion how we're going to test it, he told me to touch it, I aint going to touch it

quit being a baby he said, you do it then I replied

fine he said, so he goes and touches it

nothing

I told him he had to hold it, it pulses every 3 seconds

it fricking knocked him on his knees, the s20 is a lot more powerful than the s17 we use to have, he is now afraid of the electric fence as well

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30 Jul ’14 - 9:03 am
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so we knocked out the gate yesterday, it was just to cramped for them 

we figured we would let them have the whole corner

so we proceeded to build a little stub wall

and drilled out for the gate pins

and mounted the gate and the hay rack

this little bucket worked out perfect for the space and water for them

much better

tip number 2, put a little radio in the barn, it helps keep them calm, they prefer one direction and death metal

got 50 bales of hay being delivered today,up in the loft they go

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well, they have calmed down a lot, hardly hear a peep from them, they had been just hanging out in the barn, hardly going outside at all, so I let the pigs out of their pen and the dexters wandered down to look at them

I left them alone for a couple hours and went down to check on them

yo!

they almost gave me a heart attack

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How are these guys doing?  I went to the county 4H fair this weekend with the family.

Unfortunately,  no Dexters in the cow section Frown

The wife did catch a glimpse of a cuddly newborn baby goat though, I think she was in love! 
My son spent the day asking everyone if they knew where Buttercup was.

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lol awesome

they are doing well, the bigger one is pretty friendly, the smaller one is still skittish

groin, tell your wife she can dress the goat up and take it to petco

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my wife is really starting to bond with them

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Just reminder her...

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