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C&C Can I change this floor time enclosure into a cage?

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I will attach an image of the enclosure.
I have a floor time enclosure that is built similarly to a C&C grid. It is 3x3.
I was wondering, if I bought a chloroplast bottom to fit it, could it work as a cage? I already know my pigs don’t need the pen for floor time.
 

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I don't see why not if you just need to cut coroplast to fit it.
 
How high are the sides on this enclosure? I had a pig that would easily go over the top of a standard 14” grid, so a cover might be a good idea.

I have a homemade grid cage, and I made the base out of wood. I cover the wood with the fabric from a waterproof mattress cover, then use washable incontinence pads and a sheet of fleece over the top. The grids sit inside the wood frame so they can’t burrow under the fleece.

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How high are the sides on this enclosure? I had a pig that would easily go over the top of a standard 14” grid, so a cover might be a good idea.

I have a homemade grid cage, and I made the base out of wood. I cover the wood with the fabric from a waterproof mattress cover, then use washable incontinence pads and a sheet of fleece over the top. The grids sit inside the wood frame so they can’t burrow under the fleece.

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It’s the standard foot high, and they have never shown any inclination to jump over the top. I might try your wood setup! It looks wonderful.
 
Although I never tried this myself, I always thought a floor could also be made with a remnant of vinyl sheet flooring. The sheet would need to be cut about 4 or 5 inches larger all the way around. The corners could be mitered by making a diagonal cut, then overlapping the corners and securing them so the result would look like a tray or overturned box top. The grid cage could sit inside on top of a layer of fleece and absorbent material.

Sheet vinyl would be inexpensive and easier to work with than coroplast. Just a thought.
 
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