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Give yourself some room. I don’t like how mine is so narrow. It went all the way to the road, making a sharp 90 degree turn. Couldn’t get in with a 30’ trailer. I had the county extend the culvert by 30 more feet for swing room. I cut the fence back, but still have to pull and reset the H brace. Been waiting on rain to soften the dried out hard ground.
 

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I'd vote for wider, while you may be able to easily navigate with cars/truck/truck&trailer that you anyone else might oops on the fence, which you'd have to fix :confused:.
 

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Give yourself some room. I don’t like how mine is so narrow. It went all the way to the road, making a sharp 90 degree turn. Couldn’t get in with a 30’ trailer. I had the county extend the culvert by 30 more feet for swing room. I cut the fence back, but still have to pull and reset the H brace. Been waiting on rain to soften the dried out hard ground.

Hmm. Thanks.
I want as little grass to deal with as possible.
Pastures will have gates from each other for tractor use.
Trailer is at old farm only.
There's some room to turn behind house, as its all gravel.
This area has a natural "driveway entrance" up the slope. I'll angle the fence and have gate up where it flattens out. So, short vehicles could turn here.
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Another gate area.
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And 3rd gate area. Also, lots of room to pull forward behind house and back & turn to the side of house, then be able to turn forward out to camera.
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This pasture will have entrance here, angled to driveway.
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And the long side is too steep to use anyway. Might as well have the fence up to the driveway. Part of it kinda drops off extra steep, too. Had driveway put in as close to edge to reduce wasted pasture.
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I'd vote for wider, while you may be able to easily navigate with cars/truck/truck&trailer that you anyone else might oops on the fence, which you'd have to fix :confused:.
Driveway is gated and always closed.
I'd hope they know how to drive if I let them in! There's room behind house to turn. No delivery trucks allowed in either! New pics might show it better.
One side is kinda a cliff edge. Other is angled up.
 

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I can understand utilizing space, especially on an incline where it might be too steep to mow. Mine is flat and I wish there was ore room.

I just had a thought, sheep might not graze those hard to get to areas. If the driveway took those in as wider shoulders, you could close driveway gates and basically force them to eat it close.
 

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I can understand utilizing space, especially on an incline where it might be too steep to mow. Mine is flat and I wish there was ore room.

I just had a thought, sheep might not graze those hard to get to areas. If the driveway took those in as wider shoulders, you could close driveway gates and basically force them to eat it close.
Originally, the horses would do it for me. Hot wire up tight to driveway and ponies graze under, to keep it clear.
But now I can't really do that. For now.
If I ever fence the rest into multiple pastures, then I'll swap the locations of the field fencing with hot wire and then ponies will mow for me!
And it'd be wide to get the steep, iffy areas, too.
But these are reasons why I don't hire people to install fencing for me, I'm always moving them!! Lol
 

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Lapras, Eloise & Juliana are finally sold! Just waiting for transport to arrive in a week or two.
Now to get Tatiana and Kibito sold.

Found a ram lamb that escaped detection! 🤦🏽‍♀️
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Driveway is gated and always closed.
I'd hope they know how to drive if I let them in! There's room behind house to turn. No delivery trucks allowed in either! New pics might show it better.
One side is kinda a cliff edge. Other is angled up.
Ah ok! Being able to go around the house is really nice. Closed gate is good. 👍🏼👍🏼
 
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