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Goat Pen Housing Shelter Frugal Homesteading DIY Project

This Goat Pen Housing Shelter Frugal Homesteading DIY Project uses reclaimed wood from free wood pallets to keep the cost of the project budget down – all while providing a weather proof place for goats to rest while being protected from predators.

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The project is perfect for homesteaders who choose to have goats as livestock. The project describes all of the stuff that you are going to need to have on hand in order to get started and it also describes all of the steps that are needed to be done in order to complete the project.

One of the primary goals of homesteaders and handy do it yourself building people is to upcycle and repurpose old stuff around the house or neighborhood.

The biggest source of wood that is used in wood-based DIY projects is old wooden shipping pallets. This is mainly because the wood is mostly because the pieces of wood are uniform in size.

The article and project were designed to introduce the reader to a unique animal shelter for goats.

* Tools:


Reciprocating Saw

Drill (both battery and corded)



* Materials:

6 inch nails (150mm)

3 inch nais (75mm)


Angle Brackets


Wood Pallets


Roofing Iron

Roofing screws

All of the information is presented in a way that makes it really easy to read and understand.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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