Feeding pot bellied pigs

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by littlebanty, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. littlebanty

    littlebanty Chillin' With My Peeps

    For those that have pot bellied pigs what do you feed? With the price of shipping a good PBP food thats definatly out of the question and the PBP food here contains not so quality ingredients. Do any of you all feed a livestock grain, horse feed, hog maitnence etc?
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  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I feed mini pig food. I get it at TSC.
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Mine gets sweetfeed and some dogie chow mixed in. He also gets fresh fruits and veggies from my neighbor who juices a A LOT ! hehe.
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Yeah.. pigs can really eat alot of different foods.
    What you dont really want to happen is them to get TOOO big and fat. Its so so unhealthy for them.
    So thats why they say to not feed them regular farm hog feed....
     
  5. lasergrl

    lasergrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feed a pig pellet, just your average pig grower 18% I believe. I give approx 2 cups a day. I also give scraps and grass clippings.

    The white one is 3 years old, the black and white is 1 year old. I have a couple of 1 week old babies available that are the littermate to the black and white that look just like him.. [​IMG]

    You can see they are not obese or growing improperly like some will believe by not feeding potbelly food

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