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Excluding pigs from the entire pond.

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So the pigs have done their job and help seal the pond.

Now that winter (the rainy season) has come in here in AL.  It’s time to restrict their access a bit.  That way they don’t turn the whole area around the pond into a slop hole.

I run premeire1 portable fencing in four 150ft sections with a parmak 25 mile solar charger.

I tie two cattle gates into a V shape and push that half way into the water. Then end a section of fence near each upper end of the “V”.

Then I run a section of coated electrical wire from end section of the fence to end section to complete the circuit.

A lot of people do it.  I haven’t seen anyone post it here though.
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Do you have pictures Before / After the sealing by the pigs?
Or do you want to describe how you sealed the pond (area, soil, digging, pigs, time, water source...)
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Nice job Jay! Thanks for posting the picture.
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