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info for a pot bellied pig
« on: December 16, 2007, 08:54:48 PM »
I had someone to drop off a pot bellied pig. They no longer could take care of it. I dont know nothing about pigs. What do i feed it?? Any info on anything would be appreciated.
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Re: info for a pot bellied pig
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2007, 10:24:42 PM »
You might head out to the feed store tomorrow, pigs have a chow they eat, and most will also eat alfalfa and a little bit of cob, BUT with a pot bellied, I'm told you don't want to feed it like a butcher pig, so go easy on the grains.
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Re: info for a pot bellied pig
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2007, 10:55:42 PM »
I found the feed i am going to get. Any health care tips. Things to look for. Can they be with goats? Any info would be great.
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Re: info for a pot bellied pig
« Reply #3 on: December 17, 2007, 12:01:31 AM »
No they can not be with the goats, they can be too aggressive, and goat food could kill them.
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Re: info for a pot bellied pig
« Reply #4 on: December 17, 2007, 09:18:50 AM »
all right I can put her some where else. appreciate the help.
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Re: info for a pot bellied pig
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2008, 07:14:43 PM »
my pbp females run with the goats sometimes if they feel like it, and they get along fine with them, the pigs think they are a higher place on the totam pole than the goats. our pbp were raised in the house to start out with and learned how to get along with everyone.

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Re: info for a pot bellied pig
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2008, 11:52:06 PM »
We had 1 and she stayed in the house...yes be really careful with teh grains and anything that is fattening...they gain really fast and learn to beg really fast and we had ours fixed (spayed) do you know how old this 1 is and what is it...if a male have it neutered soon and females my vet said when they are 6 wks. they can be agressive when they are in heat and I dont know if I would let it run with goats...my dog didnt like ours and they had their scruffs...noting really serious, We loved ours...she died of old age. I would just feed veggies to it as they put on weight really easy. Good lcuk
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