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Cage grids=Accessories?

Zfuzz

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So I just went on a mad grid bending spree, and i'm wondering if they are good replacements for things like hayracks and hidey houses.

Hidey house: A grid bent into a V, placed point-side-up, and covered up in an old shirt.


Hay Rack: Bent into a U, and attached to the walls with zip ties.


Would these work without being problematic? Would the piggies prefer a store-bought pigloo, or do they just want any place to hide?
 

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Those ideas work fine. You could also cover the hideyhouse one with a bookcover.My pigs have a homemade hidey house and a pigloo.They like both as long as they have a place to hide and sleep.I find it funny thoguh that my 2 girls that bug each toher to death have their hidey huts facing each other.Their homemade one is over their hay pile so its a hay area/hideyhouse.
 

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I have bent grids that I use for hideys. I clip fleece over them. I have a hanging under the shelf basket that I use for a hayrack but a bent grid would work well too.
 

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I think they make excellent replacements - they are so much cheaper if you have some leftover from cage-building!

Have a look in the galleries where there are lots of different hayracks/tunnels/half-levels/bunkbeds etc made from grids - bent or not!
 

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I have never made a grid hidey but I have a grid hayrack and I love it! The hay is east to fill easy for the pigs to get out, its jsut great. Be careful that your piggies dont climb in to it though.
 

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The only problem with the grid bent and used as a hay rack is that they can climb into it. My Cinnamon was doing that do I took it out of the cage.
 
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