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  1. Lilythepig2017

    How Often/ How Much Alfalfa For 4 Month Guinea Pig?

    hello For a guide apig that is 4 months old, how often/ how much (roughly) should I give alfalfa? She does not get any in her pellets. Thanks so much!
  2. Piggielover333

    Fighting Started

    I have four female pigs and they are 20 weeks (dominant piggy), 16 weeks, 16 weeks, and 10 weeks. Just a couple minutes ago my one 16 week pig, and the dominant piggy started lunging at one another and mildly fighting (no blood drawn or need for me to separate because it only lasted a second at...
  3. Siikibam

    Is This Enough?

    I got my pigs yesterday, and they're 9.5 weeks. After reading through the feeding guide, I gave them this much this morning. I put the veg in with the nuggets, but it looks like they drag them out the bowls to eat (each has its' own bowl). Is the veg the correct amount and should I give once a...
  4. Keiko The Pig

    When To Switch To Timothy?

    i have one boar who is 4 months and one who will be 2 months at the end of May. When should I switch them over to Timothy hay/products? Most of what I read says at 6months but I don't want to deprive my younger piggy of the alfalfa and nutrients he needs to grow big and strong. They have 2...
  5. Keiko The Pig

    Bathing Young Boars

    hi guys, I need some advice. So my recently adopted white baby boar Milo has got a dirty backside. He is an Abby but his fur is on the longer side. I checked thoroughly to make sure the brown stains are indeed from piggy business and not any scratches. So now I must wash him to keep his fur...
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