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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-09-2002, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
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Question Wire size for babies...

Hi everyone,

I'm wondering about wire size for baby pigs??? What are the minimum spacing measurements required so that babies don't try and escape?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-09-2002, 05:50 PM
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From personal experience I would go with something smaller than one inch. I had baby pigs get out thru 1 inch spacing height wise. The rectangles made by the bars on my cage are 1 X 2. I took care of the situation by putting a three inch heigh piece of cardboard around the bottom until they were big enough not to escape.
 
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-27-2002, 07:27 PM
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baby pigs can get through VERY small spaces. It's best to have something solid around the cage sides that is at least 6 inches in height
 
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