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Do y'all mind sharing some pics with me of your shelters for you goats? I have a shed but it's a right squeeze now that we have more goats and i would like to add on. It's been 100% rain for the last 2 days!!
 

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We built our barn out of pallets. If you go to the first link that Pam gave, and 2nd page I have a link there to some pictures.

We're getting ready to make the cattle panel shelter. Going to make something like this with pallets:
http://sadie423.hubpages.com/hub/Building-with-Pallets
Scroll down to where it says Quick shelters. Link also gives ideas on making pallet shelters.

We plan on making one with about 4 cattle panels wide, so we can put a roll bale of hay in the middle, put pallets around it to keep them from eating from the bottom <so it doesn't fall over>.
I'm planning to put pallets on each end to enclose it a little bit so rain/snow doesn't blow in so bad, and have a tarp that I can pull down on nasty days over the doorway so there is only a little space for them to come/go and help with drafts.
Oh, OBS siding to also help with drafts.

Planning to start this next week. Thinking it will take a couple of days.
 

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My shelter is not beautiful but it keeps the boys out of the elements

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It was pretty basic to build and it only took us a day.
 

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I love threads like this! Thanks everyone for posting their pictures. We painted one shelter yesterday and I have two more I'm that are in progress. We used to use cattle panels in a hoop house design. My goats were just too big and we found ourselves building new ones every year from them getting trashed.
 

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This is our set up... We have 2 main 8x8 barns split in half and then 5 calf huts. Its already starting to get into the lower 40s so between their coats and the bedded down shelters, our girls should be good and warm for winter.
 

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Mine is a 10x10 shed, with a sleeping shelf built in along the back wall.
It's big enough for my three, but I'm sure they'd like more room.

This pic was from last summer...since then we've installed rubber mats on the floor and a doggy door for when the weather's really bad.
 

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