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Old 03-13-2019, 05:57 AM
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Originally Posted by JCC123 View Post
As many dogs and cats out there that need good homes people want pigs.
I agree.
There are so many pets out there just dreaming of having a safe, warm loving home.
Why oh why get a pig when they can be just a happy out in the weather and slop.

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Old 03-13-2019, 06:33 AM
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You should never name any animal you may end up eating.
I raised a angus steer a few years ago to eat and we named it Obama. He ate well.
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Old 03-13-2019, 09:12 AM
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Photo....this will be interesting...
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Old 03-13-2019, 09:40 AM
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Originally Posted by coastalfiberglass View Post


Photo....this will be interesting...
That is pretty cute! Watch the snacks...
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Old 03-13-2019, 09:41 AM
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Sure is cute, can they be trained to go to the bathroom outside just like a dog?
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Old 03-13-2019, 10:45 AM
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Look at that little porker! I wouldn't mind except the squealing part.. do they do it randomly or is it like it needs something/startled?
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Old 03-13-2019, 10:47 AM
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We had one who used a litter box in the house and was very easy to train. Ours grew to about 60 lbs and he now lives happily at a local farm. He was great for a few years but became very food aggressive and dominant (biting) so had to go. They are all different however just like other animals but very intelligent. They love warmth and he (and our bulldog) would both hang out next to the heat vents. The difference was the pig would bring his blanket with him.....
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Originally Posted by jessily View Post
We had one who used a litter box in the house and was very easy to train. Ours grew to about 60 lbs and he now lives happily at a local farm. He was great for a few years but became very food aggressive and dominant (biting) so had to go. They are all different however just like other animals but very intelligent. They love warmth and he (and our bulldog) would both hang out next to the heat vents. The difference was the pig would bring his blanket with him.....
So you had a pig in a blanket?
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I grew up on a small family farm. My brother and I where given 2 pigs for xmas (thank you aunty). We had them in the house till spring time. Growing up with animals we knew how to train an maintain them. In all actuality they are clean animals and trained very well. We added a pen for them in the spring time and the damn things grew to about 250lbs each in about 18 months. All I can say they where the best sausage and ribs I ever ate.
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Old 03-14-2019, 03:20 AM
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I had a customer yrs ago that had 3 pigs. She referred to them as pot belly types. They didn't look any different to me than the hogs my grandfather used to raise. She had 3 of them and they ran the house. They jumped onto her bed and I thought it would collapse. Her backyard was literally a sty as was her bedroom. The pigs were prettier and smaller than her.
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you said Porker
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I have yet to see a full grown pot bellied pig that I would consider "mini".
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​​​​​​he’s home! Name is Aurthur! Lol....this should be interesting
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Good on crackers....mmmmmmm....
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Originally Posted by JCC123 View Post
As many dogs and cats out there that need good homes people want pigs.
No one here eats dogs and cats.
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:25 PM
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Originally Posted by MSChE View Post
I have yet to see a full grown pot bellied pig that I would consider "mini".


Porkee was 5.5 yo and about 17# when this was taken...they reach full size at around 5 yo.

Now you have
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What kind of food did you feed that little guy?
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