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Home Forums Champions’ chat New Hog House – Some Questions on Suitability Reply To: New Hog House – Some Questions on Suitability


Hi, I have four wooden houses (all the same) which I purchased. They are approx. the same dimensions as the one you have made. Also they have the one entrance with a corridor and a left turn into the main compartment which again seems like you describe. The importance of the corridor is of course to prevent predators from gaining access. For me another important feature was that the roof is removeable so allowing easy access when it’s time to clean the houses out. I have not covered or buried any of the houses but have located them in areas which offer some protection from the elements. Last year all the houses were occupied. I did put some straw outside the houses an a little inside to encourage them which they used, alongside their normal bedding of leaves which they got themselves. So from what you have said the house sounds just right, but I am no expert in this area.