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brewer66



Joined: 06 Apr 2014
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Location: South Yorkshire

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 8:32 pm    Post subject: More Room  Reply with quote

The pigs have demolished evey bit of vegetation in their pen apart from a few Elderberry bushes.
I thought I had better give them a bit more to go at.  
I spent most of yesterday getting an extention to their existing domain ready for them.
Today they have been let loose in there and they have already cleared a few patches.
Wonder how long the greenery will last, they have 6 to 8 weeks to go.
Before I started.

Work in progress.


Pigs at work.




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horace



Joined: 22 Jul 2009
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Location: yorkshire

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 10:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Grand looking pigs
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Toddy



Joined: 08 Sep 2007
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Location: Lanarkshire

PostPosted: Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I reckon there's a business in the garden clearing trade for those

Seriously, why not ? Mobile electric fences, pigs who've grown up with them so trained to behave with them as limitations to their range….and they do a cracking job on the weeds, etc., and leave the ground good too. None of this compacted and screwed up drainage from heavy machinery, etc.,

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bodger



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Location: Ever so slightly around the bend.

PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 4:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Those are bonny looking pigs Malcolm. They look about right for the chop. [/b]
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Dave C



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Location: Last seen wondering the Teesdale Fells

PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 10:13 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes they look very tasty  


Was there not something on countryfile once about a lady that hired out her goats for clearing rough areas of land  

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