Making a Tractor Tyre Farrowing Crate

I have been meaning to build a farrowing crate for about six months now, but it turns out my boar has been sterile. We got a new boar so the clock is ticking. I built this farrowing crate in about an hour.

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I got the idea from a colleague at work and then did an online search, which brought up this article.

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The tyre came from a Kindy – that’s why it’s painted pink and purple.

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I followed the advice in the article from the Farm Show magazine.

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Pretty easy to cut the sidewalls.

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Not so easy to cut through the treads.

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All set for a mum and her bubs

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Peace, Estwing

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