Pig Pen Design
Photos of actual interior and exterior pig pens built and submitted by pig owners. Pictures and descriptions of three different types of common panel design for interior or exterior pig pens. Construction tips, assembly information with pictures for interior or exterior custom wood and metal pig pens
Pictures of Real Life Pig Pens
These pictures are not stock plans or pictures but are actual lived in pig pens submitted by the pig owners that designed and construction them in their home. All pictures were submitted by owners but the actual sources are unknown. Any party that recognized their work and would like to be credited, please send e-mail verification to firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll be happy to give you credit for your outstanding work.
Types of Interior Pig Pens and Enclosures
Wood, metal, and plastic panels are most often used for interior miniature pig pens and enclosures. These panels are available in retail stores and online and come in a variety of colors, styles, sizes and price ranges. The large selection of panels allow for flexibility to design a simple cube or an elaborate assembly, and the ability to incorporate the design into the existing space.
Wood Pallet Style
Decorative Pig Pen
This pig enclosure is custom built and constructed primarily with 1x4 wood members, and can also be constructed by wood pallets joined together. The door was constructed of what appears to be 1x6's in a crisscross pattern, mounted with plastic zip ties.2 standard utility hinges and barrel bolt. Purple wood panels with decorative white base and fabric topper gives the pig pen a cheerful and colorful look. Interior or exterior use, but will not protect pigs from predators.
Wire Mesh Panel Pig Pen
And Enclosure - Anchored
Wire mesh panel play or exercise pens can be found online and in retail stores with a variety of design, sizes and colors to choose from. Portable for indoor or outdoor use with no assembly required. Wire panels are attached together and fold/unfold by integral 360 degree flex pin. To anchor wire panels without damaging adjacent surfaces, a 2x4 is attached with plastic zip ties to the bottom of the side and end panels. Used outdoors will not protect pigs from predators
Plastic Panel Enclosure
Ideal For Piglets Pen
Economical, readily available with many styles and options to choose from, plastic panels with snap together assembly make construction easy. The plastic panels give a clean and uniform appearance to the enclosure. Lightweight plastic construction would be suitable for piglets or a well mannered adult pig. Portable for indoor or outdoor use but will not protect pigs from predators.
Custom Wood and Metal Rail Interior Pig Pens
This is an attractive pig pen enclosure with simple clean lines and is easy to construct. Metal tubes or pipes can be selected from a variety of different metals and finishes, ranging from copper, galvanized, conduit, steel and aluminum piping. Spacing of vertical rails can vary to narrow the openings to contain small piglets. Basic 2x wood construction of double member top and bottom is easy to build. Enclosure is freestanding and does not appear to be anchored to floor or walls. The existing flooring is used for bottom but a liner or linoleum base could be used to protect the floor if needed.
This interior pig enclosure is custom made with wood 2x and metal hollow pipe for spindles or railing. Metal conduit could be used for spindles and is readily available at Lowe's, Home Depot or local hardware store
View 2 of interior custom wood pig enclosure. Construction is 2x2 wood attached to center line of 2x4 wood framing. Drill holes in 2x2@4" o.c to set metal spindles or railing in. Wood panels are constructed separately and then attached at ends.
The pig is supervising construction as the owner inserts the metal pipe/tube spindles into the drilled wood railing. The vertical wood framing is attached to top and bottom members to form panels. Attach side framing so metal spindles/railing is secure.