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New Additional Enclosure for the Boys, Autumn 2013 !!!


We have been discussing the idea of another enclosure for the boys, for some time.  We have plenty of land that is not being used so why not use some for another enclosure. We had different ideas for who would use this new enclosure; an outdoor enclosure for the future new babies and mothers or for future new bucklings who are a nuisance to the does and too small for the big boys. Leif decided to get started on the new enclosure and decided to get it done before the winter came. this way the enclosure would be all ready next spring. The enclosure is now complete and has been tested out by our boys.

The poles are the first thing that is done once the size is decided on

The poles are the first thing that is done once the size is decided on

This is the back paddock of which we have decided to use half

This is the back paddock of which we have decided to use half

This is an outdoor shelter in this new enclosure area that will need repair and a roof

This is an outdoor shelter in this new enclosure area that will need repair and a roof

This is a nice new space

This is a nice new space

This new area which is right along side of both the girl's and boy's enclosure

This new area which is right along side of both the girl’s and boy’s enclosure

These are the connectors used on the electric fence

These are the connectors used on the electric fence

This is the electric cord of which we run 6 rows

This is the electric cord of which we run 6 rows

Work has begun on the enclosure

Now that posts are in the ground and supplies have been purchases, the work has begun on the enclosure

Here is a view of all the area available for future extensions of the enclosure

Here is a view of all the area available for future extensions of the enclosure

Working on the fence

Working on the fence

Max keeps Leif company while he works

Max keeps Leif company while he works

This is an example of the lush green that will be available to our boys

This is an example of the lush green that will be available to our boys

Balder was led in and we expected the others to follow. they did and when they saw him eating, they all joined in

Balder was led into the new enclosure and we expected the others to follow. they did and when they saw him eating, they all joined in

Here are the rest of the gang still not so sure about going any further in

Here are the rest of the gang still not so sure about going any further in

There is a buck under that grassy hair -do

There is a buck under that grassy hair do

Phillip loves his new grass hair - do

Phillip loves his new grass hair – do

Baby 'boy (Bear) enjoys the new grass supply

Baby Boy (Bear) enjoys the new grass supply

Balder and Baby Boy

Balder and Baby Boy

Little Man feels just fine in the new enclosure

Little Man feels just fine in the new enclosure

Toby was the shy fella who didn't follow the gang into the new enclosure. I brought him in slowly, on a leash

Toby was the shy fella who didn’t follow the gang into the new enclosure. I brought him in slowly, on a leash

Looks like all the boys are in and eating grass

Looks like all the boys are in and eating grass

Someone decided to eat Phillip's grass hair-do

Someone decided to eat Phillip’s grass hair-do

Pip looking handsome on the grass

Pip looking handsome on the grass

As the boys eat, ,Leif is distracted by the plow machine at work in the next field

As the boys eat, ,Leif is distracted by the plow machine at work in the next field

The girls are really curious about where the boys have gone to

The girls are really curious about where the boys have gone to

Curious does and doelings

Curious does and doelings

Busy boys

Busy boys

Our ladies just can't figure this out

Our ladies just can’t figure this out

Happy enclosure builder, Leif

Happy enclosure builder, Leif

Happy Max

Happy Max

Balder deciding if this door could be useful

Balder deciding if this door could be useful

Well, it's good for leaning on

Well, it’s good for leaning on

The gang figured out they can go through the door and eat on both sides

The gang figured out they can go through the door and eat on both sides

Little Man is back  inside the original enclosure, to see how the girls are. There's something in the air

Little Man is back inside the original enclosure, to see how the girls are. There’s something in the air; the bucks can smell the pheromones on the air

He was not mistaking, Surprise is in heat

He was not mistaking, Surprise is in heat

 

 

 

 

 

Our boys can enjoy the new enclosure before next Spring. they love their new area and I am quite proud of my husband for all his hard work. the new enclosure is beautiful. Thank you Leif!

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