Not Helpful 8 Helpful 62. Although peaceful animals are not likely to despawn, here is what you could do to prevent your farm animal from despawning while at the same time being able to travel far from them. Yes No. This article will teach you how to start an animal farm in Minecraft. Yes, animals despawn. MCPE-48660 Pretty much I have a huge survival world and I had just built a aquarium and had lots of fish in and 20 mind later All my animals in my world had despawned besides my … I have quite a bit to say about this so apologizing in advance.. To get your animals to breed, you just need to feed them. He wasnt guessing, he knows how the servers work as do I. Most players want to be able to travel far from their farm animals but they don’t want them to despawn. Thanks! Just as easy to make the pen smaller though. Just because you dont like an answer doesnt make it wrong. -Farm animals shouldn't despawn or even be able to leave your residence. Animals that are not stuck in a space smaller than 20 by 20 blocks will despawn. Because of this, most players find it easier to construct fences for animals to stay. How to Start an Animal Farm on Minecraft. Even a medium-size pasture can result in animals neglecting to notice one another in love mode. The purpose of farming in Minecraft is to provide you with various resources that allow you to become self-sufficient and create items that you otherwise may not be able to obtain naturally. Anyone have any clue why or how I can get them to stay? Next something complicated to do with birds and bees and storks and cabbage-patches will happen. So I had 2 sheep spawned from a sheep grinder. Animals in an open setting may be difficult to breed. They ended up despawning and I wanted them to stay. G row ing crops, though not required, can be a renewable source of food and materials which can be helpful for in-game progression and animal raising and breeding. Also, squid spawning is disabled in town, so you can't make a squid farm on your residence (probably related to your despawning issue).-Your cow farm should work. Squids and ocelots (not the tamed ones) are simply weird and like to disappear. Animals will spawn in the same square as their parent. If you want two animals in a large fence you could nametag them, nametagged mobs don't despawn, not even hostiles. Right-click on an animal whilst holding wheat, and hearts will appear above its head so show that it’s in the mood. Your mobs despawned because mobs on modded minecraft servers tend to despawn, its a fact of life of modded minecraft servers due to constant chunk loading, and unloading and entities spawning and despawning. As of Minecraft 1.8, these are the two main despawning rules: If a mob has not been within 32 blocks 1 of a player for more than 30 seconds, it has a 1 in 800 chance every tick of despawning (about 1 in 40 every second) If there are no players within a 128 block radius 2 of a mob, it will instantly despawn; Exceptions: Yeah, i made the pen smaller and it seems to do … ... Well, you can't keep the pen too big or too small, or else the animals will despawn. Sorry.. I wanted them on this cobblestone slab for, well, forever. Right-click on another animal nearby, and, well, nature will take its course. Also, rabbits can jump over just one fence, so you will need at least two stacked up to keep one.