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Feeding pigs I have two gilts aged 9 months. They are sisters. One eats much more slowly than her sister and often regurgitates her food, but eats it again. I feed them Allen and Page nuts , and replace in part with fresh fruit and veg. The one who regurgitates her food seems perfectly healthy in ev...
- Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:37 pm
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Training pigs to place their droppings in one place
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Some years ago, I had a pair of kunekune pigs (from 3 months old) and they naturally placed all their droppings in one corner. The next pair I had did not do this. I now have a new pair of piglets (3 months old). Does anyone have any ideas how to train the piglets to do their droppings in one place ...
Simon -- thanks you for this thought. I was really trying to create a system that avoided burying a pipe and allowing me to move a hose to say a couple of different drinkers in two different paddocks.
Currently I have two pigs and supply water in an open trough which we clean out regularly. This is quite a labour intensive method and I wondered if anyone has some better ideas. I have a hospepipe that leads down to their paddock which currently fills the open trough. I wondered about having a wate...