Piggy Haynets

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Hi guys!

Just wanted to share my new piggy purchase with you, as I thought it was a brilliant idea!

So my mum was shopping for her horse food today and in the horse shop she came across these teeny haynets! Look how great they look :)

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They are a nice idea, but i'd be so scared of the pigs getting caught in them :(
 

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I'd just worry they they would try to get in it (pigs will go anywhere for food!) so could get their heads stuck. You'd be amazed where they can get stuck!
 

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Hi, it's a lovely idea, and I bet they really love using it! :) I too would be slightly concerned if they got their heads stuck in it, as with it being net it's fine and could act as a 'noose' so to speak. You can keep an eye on it, but I'm just politely mentioning about what could, not will, but could happen. :) I noticed you have a loofah chew in your other cage, I had one of these and my girls unfortunately got their body/head stuck in it, but you can adapt this so you cut the ring bit in half and have it scattered in the cage. :) @HansPiggies did this and I'm sure they'd happily show you how they did it. As I say it is a very sweet idea :D
 

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I used to have horses, seen enough of those get stuck in haynets! It's a shame too, as they really do a fantastic job hay wise and look really smart!
 

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Oh no! Thanks for the info, I will do that. They're not too interested in it anyway they just sort of sniff it occasionally. And what do you reckon if I cut the some of the string so the holes were bigger?
Hi, it's a lovely idea, and I bet they really love using it! :) I too would be slightly concerned if they got their heads stuck in it, as with it being net it's fine and could act as a 'noose' so to speak. You can keep an eye on it, but I'm just politely mentioning about what could, not will, but could happen. :) I noticed you have a loofah chew in your other cage, I had one of these and my girls unfortunately got their body/head stuck in it, but you can adapt this so you cut the ring bit in half and have it scattered in the cage. :) @HansPiggies did this and I'm sure they'd happily show you how they did it. As I say it is a very sweet idea :D
 

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Oh no! Thanks for the info, I will do that. They're not too interested in it anyway they just sort of sniff it occasionally. And what do you reckon if I cut the some of the string so the holes were bigger?
Haha I have noticed many members have said piggies aren't interested in the loofahs :xd: Yes I think cutting it is a good idea, just like hay bags it's an art to get it the correct size lol!
 

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Hi, it's a lovely idea, and I bet they really love using it! :) I too would be slightly concerned if they got their heads stuck in it, as with it being net it's fine and could act as a 'noose' so to speak. You can keep an eye on it, but I'm just politely mentioning about what could, not will, but could happen. :) I noticed you have a loofah chew in your other cage, I had one of these and my girls unfortunately got their body/head stuck in it, but you can adapt this so you cut the ring bit in half and have it scattered in the cage. :) @HansPiggies did this and I'm sure they'd happily show you how they did it. As I say it is a very sweet idea :D
Yeah I just cut though the ring so that it would open if they tried to poke their head through! :)
 

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Cutting is a good idea, but just be wary that it could make the whole haynet unravel, you'll have to make sure the ends are tied so it doesn't fall apart :)
 

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same as others - i'd be worried they'd get stuck in it, or eat the material which would not be good :(

i don't use any type of hay rack either. they seem dangerous to me.
 
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