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Sheep on 1/2 acre?

Discussion in 'Everything Else Sheep' started by eden, Mar 2, 2019.

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  1. Mar 2, 2019
    eden

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    Is it realistic to have 2 milk sheep on 1/2 acre? There's already chain link all around. If the space is adequate, how would the fence need to be modified to keep them in? Thanks!
     
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    Mike CHS

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    I answered your other post so I'm glad you started your own. What kind of neighborhood is your property situated in? The reason I ask is referring to neighborhood dogs. They can be your worst problem and among the hardest to deal with. You can keep sheep on any amount of acreage but with that small of a property you will be supplementing with feed and hay (a lot) since they will have any grass gone in short order. I think @Baymule or @Devonviolet had at some point some chain link so I assume they will be along at some point to confirm or deny. :)
     
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    Baymule

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    The chain link fence should keep them in. Your problem will be in keeping dogs OUT. A hot wire ran at the top and at the bottom will take care of that.
     
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