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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by oinkpiggieoink, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. oinkpiggieoink

    oinkpiggieoink Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I came to this site because...Well let me start out by saying...I have always been a piggie girl, and my mama loves chickens lol My house is filled with pig stuff and her chickens. I recently got some chicken egg's(my piggie needed a new home) :( I have never dealt with chickens and am currently incubating my very first batch ever(EXTREMELY exciting!!), and every time I have looked up questions I am sent to this site and I always get great answers, so after a couple days of reading around this site I decided it best to join. I have sooo many questions, pigs are waaaay different lol :D I actually already have a strange question. While I currently am in the rare position where I am without my beloved pigs I do plan to get another one in the future. Does anyone know how well that interaction would be with the chickens? would it be best that when I get a new piglet I keep them separate? I am so nervous about hatching these little guys! I heard that they are still attached to the egg when they are finished hatching. Do they pull themselves off it on their own? Also just any extra advice would be great. thank you so much. I have some pictures I need to put up later because I have one egg that I have no idea what is up with it. My dad is a carpenter so about the only thing I am not totally concerned about is the coop being built properly. I mean, I am doing everything like I am supposed to but I just cant shake the feeling of nervousness, and extreme excitement! thank you for the answers and thank you for the help understanding what to expect on my first hatch(Sorry if I went on to long) I am already in love with my little chickens as much as my first piglet lol
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Thanks for joining us!!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  5. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
    I've had a pet pig roam fine with the chickens. He was an adult when he came to us. They tend to get along, although this pig was about a smaller/medium size pig. Not sure how a very large boar or sow would do if matched with a more aggressive breed of chicken.
     
  6. oinkpiggieoink

    oinkpiggieoink Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you all. your so welcoming.
     
  7. CMP1999

    CMP1999 Out Of The Brooder

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    welcome i had a show hog she weighed 275 and my silkie went missing one night and could not find her and i went to go feed my pig and the silkie was sleeping on the pigs back she stayed with the pig for over a month and never left the pigs side until we took her to the fair the silkie would not let me catch her and a coon got in the pen and ate her that same night pour suger she was so sweet
     
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  8. oinkpiggieoink

    oinkpiggieoink Out Of The Brooder

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    awww :( thats sad, but it is comforting to know that they can get along.
     
  9. CMP1999

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    yes it would eat with her and the pig would fill the auto water up so she could drink
     
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