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Old May 9th 2016, 07:41 PM   #1
 
  Jun 2015
  Guston my
This will be my first year bottle feeding. I don't have any kind of pen in barn for them yet. Was just going to build a temporary wood box for them to stay in for first couple weeks. What size box would you build?
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Old May 9th 2016, 08:16 PM   #2
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  Jul 2009
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A dog carrier is cheaper and works fine
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Old May 10th 2016, 05:43 PM   #3
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  Oct 2014
  Garrettsville, OH
We've used a pack and play in the house before. Only the first week or so.
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Old May 31st 2016, 08:47 AM   #4
 
  Feb 2013
  Fleetwood, Pa
These are the boxes we use. The top is vented sides and front. Front door slides up and locks for easy access to fawn. Has a slide out tray with rubber liner for easy cleaning of bedding. Has rollers for ease of moving. Painted to ensure easy disinfecting. We would be able to make these for anyone and ship them I assembled to save shipping or assembled via common carrier.
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Old Jun 3rd 2016, 06:29 PM   #5
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  Feb 2013
  Markleville IN
This year i bought the porta crate, xl, from PetSmart. Love them. They unzip from the side, end, or top. The screen is black so they don't try to go thru it and i dont have to cover with a towel or blanket. It is nice not having fawns jump out.
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