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Discover the Excellence of Pig Arks from Blackdown Buildings

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Discover the Excellence of Pig Arks from Blackdown Buildings

Welcome to the Blackdown Buildings blog, where today we delve into the world of Pig Arks, a staple for the welfare and comfort of not just pigs, but also sheep and goats. Situated in the heart of the South West, Blackdown Buildings has carved a niche as the leading timber buildings company, dedicated to crafting superior quality, sustainable solutions for your livestock housing needs.

What are Pig Arks?

Pig Arks are innovative, arc-shaped shelters that offer pigs, and other livestock like sheep and goats, a safe and comfortable environment. The design of these arks is not just about aesthetics; it’s about creating a space where animals can thrive, protected from the elements, and in a structure that complements their natural behaviors.

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What to Look for in a Quality Pig Ark?

When it comes to housing your livestock, quality and durability are paramount. Here’s what sets a top-tier timber pig ark apart:

  1. Sustainable and High-Quality Materials: The best pig arks are made from sustainable, pressure-treated timber. This ensures longevity and resistance to harsh weather conditions and pests.
  2. Robust Construction: Look for pig arks designed with durability in mind. Features like heavy gauge steel roofing and galvanized fixings contribute to an enduring structure that withstands the test of time.
  3. Thoughtful Design for Animal Welfare: Livestock need a comfortable living space. Quality pig arks are designed with features like a raised solid timber floor for warmth and dryness, and treated ply ends with a thick door frame to minimize chewing.
  4. Ease of Maintenance: Good pig arks are designed with the farmer in mind. Features like an easily detachable roof and widthways studs for forklift moving make maintenance and relocation a breeze.

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The Blackdown Buildings Difference

At Blackdown Buildings, we’re not just your average pig ark supplier; we craft a haven for your livestock. Here’s what makes our Pig Arks the premier choice:

  • Sustainable Timber: We are committed to the environment. All our Pig Arks are manufactured using high-quality pressure-treated sustainable timber, sourced and prepared on-site at our own sawmill.
  • Unique Coloured Heavy Gauged Steel Roofing: Our pig arks don’t just stand the test of time; they stand out in appearance too, thanks to the unique coloured heavy gauge steel roofing.
  • Attention to Detail: Every aspect of our pig arks is designed with the welfare of your livestock in mind. From galvanized fixings that prevent rust and corrosion to the easily detachable roof for uncomplicated cleaning, no detail is too small for us.
  • Versatility and Mobility: Our Pig Arks are not just for pigs; they are a comfortable shelter for sheep and goats too. The thoughtful addition of widthways studs for forklift moving makes relocation across your farm effortless.

Blackdown Buildings – Your South West Timber Buildings Specialists

At Blackdown Buildings, we understand that choosing the right timber shelter for your livestock is a significant decision. That’s why we are dedicated to providing you with not just a product, but a solution that brings together quality, sustainability, and design excellence.

For more information, to discuss your specific needs, or to simply get inspired by our range of products, feel free to call, email, or download our brochure directly from our website. Embrace the Blackdown Buildings difference and ensure your livestock enjoys the comfort and protection they deserve.

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