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Is my cage big enough for 4 piggies?

Nicole0510

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Hi there, I'm currently looking into upgrading my piggies cage, I currently have 2 male pigs in a pet shop cage (I know it's bad, it's only temporary and they are out all the time) I'm looking into building my own cage and using a base that will be 150cm × 75cm and eventually I want to grow my little herd into a herd of 4, would a cage this size be large enough for 4 pigs? Thanks, Nicole x:help:
 

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And you can't have more than 2 males together I kknow that because I wanted a boar group but couldn't have one :)):)):))
 

Nicole0510

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Could I have 2 males and 2 females together or is it best to just keep it as the 2 males? Thanks so much for the replies, I don't have any pictures as of yet as it's still in the works or being made but it will be roughly 12.1 square ft (not including the upstairs area as I'm aware that doesn't count to any usable space) I'm rather new at keeping pigs other than when I was younger and just want to be sure I'm doing everything right x
 

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Welcome to the forum!
Before you start buying supplies and thinking about expanding your herd, please do know that more than two males will not work. If you try to introduce your boys with a new pair, they will fight, and you risk braking the bond between your original males. I think it’s a better idea to maybe just have fun and expanding your current cage for your current cheeky little boys! :nod:
 

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Could I have 2 males and 2 females together or is it best to just keep it as the 2 males? Thanks so much for the replies, I don't have any pictures as of yet as it's still in the works or being made but it will be roughly 12.1 square ft (not including the upstairs area as I'm aware that doesn't count to any usable space) I'm rather new at keeping pigs other than when I was younger and just want to be sure I'm doing everything right x
Two males and two females wouldn’t work either. If you don’t pay for the boys to be neutered you will have on-going babies. And your boys will start to fight with each other over the girls.
 

Nicole0510

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Thanks so much everyone, I'm sure my boys will appreciate the extra room in their new cage on their own, wouldn't want to risk upsetting them or braking the bond they have by trying to introduce new piggies x
 

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Thanks so much everyone, I'm sure my boys will appreciate the extra room in their new cage on their own, wouldn't want to risk upsetting them or braking the bond they have by trying to introduce new piggies x
Wise decision. And they will love the new set up.
 
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