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Can you translate behaviour please?

Piano

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Hi. Sorry another post asking question already explained. Just want to make absolutely sure that my gentlemen are behaving normally.
Set up- 2 unneutered boars, large cage, 2 hidey holes both have 2 exits, 2 water bottles opposite sides of cage, food is provided at opposite ends of cage, additional run with more hidey holes accessible over night or when we are all out of house with towel over top so it's not too exposed.

Behaviour analysis by a newbie- "The Defendant" is a greedy guts who eats everything. Has become noticeably bigger than "The Plaintiff" who doesn't seem to be losing weight, but comparably is looking smaller.
"the defendant" initially claimed to be the victim of foul play, by being chased around the cage and being mounted by "the plaintiff" every 5 minutes in an unwarranted sign of aggression and harassment.
This court, in a bid to decypher the truth, removed one of the hidey holes. What happened next shocked and appauled those present to witness the crime. "The Defendant" forcibly removed "The plaintiff" from his home and effectively became a squatter, leaving "The plaintiff" homeless and vulnerable to the photo-realistic crayon drawings of cats (made by their landlord's children) on the wall nearby. {exhibit A}.
An intense and laborious stakeout operation was carried out codename "be quiet you squeeky #&%£@ I'm watching the football". During this operation, "The Defendant" would leave his hideout whenever "the plaintiff" would try to eat or drink and consume the food for himself.
On coming to it's verdict, jury must answer these question:
1) is this an abusive relationship which requires forcibly separating both parties?
2) is this behaviour truly normal behaviour for creatures who, in normality, will consume their own faeces whilst looking bystanders in the eye?
3) is there enough mitigating evidence such as "the plaintiff" constantly mounting "the defendant" to say that it's just boys being boys and neither are victims?
4) is it possible "the defendant" is a genetic mutation who will continue to grow until it requires relocation by a Chinook to a safari reserve where it will reap revenge on hunters on behalf of its smaller elephant friends?

I thank you for your time. The jury will now withdraw to deliberate.
 

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Mounting and chasing is entirely normal and isn’t aggression. While it is within normal levels, then you do not separate them. You only separate them if a full on fight occurs or if there is a complete hormonal surge that they need a bit of a time out. This does not sound like such an occasion.
If you remove one hidey then you can potentially cause problems. Each piggy needs their own hidey but it is the dominant piggy’s right to choose the best hidey. I understand what you are saying in that it comes across as If the submissive has thrown the dominant piggy out of the hidey. It’s just best to not rock the boat - ensure they always have at least one hidey per piggy and don’t do anything to upset the balance between boars. The dominant always needs to be handled first

As long as they both have opportunity to eat plenty of hay and neither is losing weight, are both otherwise happy then there isn’t a problem.

Bullying occurs when the mounting and chasing is so relentless that the submissive is not allowed to eat and therefore loses weight and isn’t allowed to rest. The submissive piggy will either become withdrawn and depressed or fight back result in a very clear full on fight requiring immediate separation.
 

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Btw it's not actually faeces they are consuming any more than cows chew faeces.

You might have heard that cows have 4 stomachs to break down the nutrients in grass and hay. "Chewing the cud" is when part-digested food returns to their mouth for more chewing.

Piggles don't have room for 4 stomachs so they do 2 kinds of "poo", the part digested re-edible kind, and the actual poo kind; because, your Honour, they are an awful lot cleverer than what they looks.
 

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That's right Your Honour we do two types of poops. Normal poops which we leave and eaty poops which we eat to get all the nutrition out of them.
 

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Thank you all. In light of this new poop based evidence, I must withdraw from the court to vomit and wonder why my children didn't want a dog instead.
 
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