Heating my pot belly pig in the winter..............

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by bayyjayy, Sep 5, 2012.

  1. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do you guys give your pig heat? My hubby seems to think we should give him a heater in his house set at a certain temperature. I think we should do a heat lamp. What do you do? What is a good temp to keep his house at? When should I start giving him heat at night?

    Thanks so much!
     
  2. EmAbTo48

    EmAbTo48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old is your PB?

    We use LOTS of Hay and I mean A LOT lol and a heat lamp. They lay under the hay right under the heat lamp otherwise they still like to come outside during the day. As long as you have a good shelter with no wind, that stays dry, unfrozen water, and hay your pig technically doesn't even need a heat lamp. BUT mine truly love it so I use it.
     
  3. bayyjayy

    bayyjayy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice to know.....we have a really nice set up with a fully enclosed room with a door that he will be able to go in and out of.......I will have to get a LOT, and I mean A LOT, of hay!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks SO much for your reply!
     

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