How much pellets per day? Separate pigs during feeding?

Piggy101

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I read that they should be fed 1/8 cup a day but also saw others say a teaspoon? Also when I feed them in two separate bowls? They both eat from the same bowl even when they are eating from their own bowl at first when I come back they're not. Should I separate them?
 

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Hello,

I give minimum amount of pellets and try to give more veggies. So on the days I give them full a cup and a half of veggies, I skip pellets. Pellets are treated as treats more than as meals. Mine get endless amount of Oxbow hay and a cup to a cup and a half of veggies.
 

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Mine have a strict 1 tablespoon of pellets per day per piggy. I don't separate. I also the same bowl for two piggies as mine are pretty good at sharing the same bowl. If you have a piggy who pushed the other(s) away, it is best to have a bowl each at least at a 2 piggy distance away.
 

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I think that it's fine. As long as they aren't fighting and you have separate foods, (pellets and hay at least) It's ok
 

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You don't have to separate them when feeding. You could consider scatter feeding the pellets. But if they're okay with eating from the same bowl then let them.
 
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