3) Place a ring of pressure plates in the center leaving 2 spaces between the pressure plates and the bottom ring of blocks. This also works for chickens, but they occasionally drown if you get very many in the pen. Triple thick walls seem to solve the problem of escape, but instead of escaping the animals suffocate in the wall and die. I don’t know, but I filled a pen with this many (40+) as a test and none escaped: (You must log in or sign up to post here. You can jump over fence but they cant. This prevents them from glitching through or over. The pressure plates stop the water from flowing past them, creating a wall of water. Place a ring of pressure plates in the center leaving 2 spaces between the pressure plates and the bottom ring of blocks. The size of the ring depends on the size of the hole you dug. The ridge around the top prevents them from going over and getting out. Over enough chunk loads an animal can make its way all the way through the wall. On creeper falls in your hole and your herd's gone. This food will be cooked if they are on fire at the time of death. New Age Pet ecoFLEX Crate & End Table Just make the pens two blocks deep, and you can jump in from anywhere. To get out, jump to get to the ladder. Cookies help us deliver our Services. The water flows from the edges towards the center and keeps the animals from being able to get close to the walls. If you put enough animals in the pen they will bunch up and push some of them through the water and to the edge. Jan 26, 2019 - Explore Hannah Brown's board "Escape proof fence ideas", followed by 741 people on Pinterest. The exercise pen is made with a black e-coat finish to protect it from rain, sun and other elements, and it folds flat for convenient storage and portability. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. Double thick walls will reduce this problem but over time they can still get through. To get out, jump to get to the ladder. In other words, this isn't really anything new, sorry, no. I just jump in to feed or harvest, but it’s not possible to jump out. First, you can alter the size to fit your needs. Second, animals are able to glitch their way through or into a wall. For any other animal the floor doesn’t matter. In SMP it's a nightmare. If your building below ground and have time, you can just build a dirt staircase from the top (where there is grass) down to the bottom. Animals will follow you right into the pen, since it's shallow enough for no drop damage. Two things to note about this design. Glitching through walls happens in two situations. See more ideas about dog fence, fence, dog yard. But you run into yet again another problem. I can’t guarantee that this is escape proof, but I haven’t seen any get out with this in place (it’s possible they could glitch all the way up the ladder, get onto the walkway, and walk all the way to the edge without falling back into the pen – but not likely): You could also tunnel down in the center with a trapdoor over the hole and dig an underground passage in and out – I think this would be a time consuming way to access the pen though. Now you have an endless supply of nearby water. Animals glitching out of fenced pens and/or into solid blocks has been a "feature" of Minecraft since forever ago. 2)Place a row of blocks around the bottom edge and 2 blocks on top of that in each corner. Place a row of blocks around the bottom edge and 2 blocks on top of that in each corner. In addition to dropping food, certain animals drop other things as … Low walls with a roof is better than high walls, but it generally doesn't look very good and it's also possible for animals to glitch through or into the roof the same as walls. Make an infinite water hole. The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. The original idea came from Exavious, but this design has quite a few changes made by me as a result of stress testing it. The grass will grow down and spread. Every time a chunk loads it's possible for the animals to load slightly before the walls. If you’re building in the middle of a desert, like me, you can place a grass block that you dug up with a silk touch pick or bough from someone else who did. 5. If a pair of animals is pressed up against a wall by other animals, it's possible for their baby to appear inside the wall after they breed. Now that we can breed animals, farming has become a great source of food and wool (and feathers, leather, and eggs as well). Animals will get pushed through or across gaps they would not path across themselves. I think many of us have had this idea for a long time, including the Mindcrackers and even some friends on the server I play on. If you plan to keep sheep in the pen, fill the land inside the pressure plates with dirt. However, if they are killed by the fire itself, rather than the player, they may not drop experienceorbs. ). First, animals are able to push each other up and over walls. Once stuck in the wall the baby can glitch through to the other side over time. Unfortunately, the animals in minecraft are glitchy and it's difficult to keep them contained in their pens even in single player. I was just about to make a tutorial like this. For everyone else, you can place a column of blocks in the center with 1 empty space between the ground and the column, and use a ladder to get out with a walkway to the edge. Every single minecrafter knows how to do this. Glad to see you did a good job of it C: ooo look at all that water ;-) design looks soo familiar hehe. Cool! Animals will get pushed through or across gaps they would not path across themselves. The following tutorial provides a near foolproof method of keeping an animal farm that results in zero escapes and zero deaths via wall suffocation. Again, if using the pen for sheep, get some grass in there. Other designs I've seen start to fail when the pen gets too crowded. I have a 10x10 ring. 4)Add another row of blocks around the top edge. Pigs, chickens, cows, sheep, rabbits, and mooshrooms can all provide food when killed. You can very comfortably fit 10-15 animals in a pen this size. If this happens they can have enough time to move into where the wall will appear. You can solve this with a roof or with high walls, but with high walls the animals will push up the side and then fall back down - taking damage. I wanted 10x10 pens and that's what is used in this tutorial. Place a bucket of water on top of each block that rings the edge of the floor. Discussion in 'Minecraft Server Tutorials' started by globster8, Jan 18, 2012. The pen provides 16 square feet of enclosed area. Over time they will eventually die from this, which can be a problem if you have a small farm. Just dig a 4x4 hole 1 block deep and pour a bucket of water in 2 opposite corners. Add an outdoor dog house, and your pet can lounge in the fresh air for hours. If i was that packed id kill myself but, i aint no sheep. If you’re building an above ground pen you can just start out by building on grass. This "fixes" the issue by preventing the mob from escaping, and instead causing it to suffocate in the block. No matter what size pen you use, you need a 2 block space between the pressure plates and the bottom ring of blocks. The other situation is when a chunk is loaded. Only problem is that other mobs can wonder in. Other designs I've seen start to fail when the pen gets too crowded. Just make the pens two blocks deep, and you can jump in from anywhere. Animals will follow you right into the pen, since it's shallow enough for no drop damage. Donors and travelers can use the magic carpet or compass to get out.