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ear nibbling

elris

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i just witnessed my younger pig - charlie - nibbling/nudging my older pigs ear. she wasn’t complaining though, she just closed her eyes and allowed it. is this normal between pigs and what does mean?
 

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Yes it's absolutely normal😁 my all piggies does it 24/7
 

elris

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Yea my boar does this to his sow wife. Its really nice to see. Until she's had enough of a soggy ear and snaps
how cute :love: it just caught me off guard as i’m so used to hearing them being growly. definitely nice to know they love eachother under all of that bickering!
 
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how cute :love: it just caught me off guard as i’m so used to hearing them being growly. definitely nice to know they love eachother under all of that bickering!
I have read that it's also the dominant one showing they are in charge by comforting the other pig.
 

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It's a sign of affection/group belonging. Basically ear nuzzling/nibbling means "I want you in my group."
 
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