I'm seeing spots! (registered rare pigs needing names)

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Livinzoo, Sep 23, 2009.

  1. Livinzoo

    Livinzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well as promised in another thread here are the pics of my pigs. I need names.

    Here is Fiona my year old gloucestershire old spot gilt.
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    Here are the three new gloucestershire old spot babes
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    Here are the 2 gilts. They are 9 weeks old
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    And my boar. He is 4 months old.
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    Any good ideas for names? These are registered stock and will be with me for a long time so I want cool, but interesting names.
     
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  2. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Cute!
     
  3. taraann81

    taraann81 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SHREK!!!!

    Kidding I hate theme names.

    I great name for your boar could be Lyle or Virgil( I love the name Virgil)

    For your Gilts....hmmm, how about Mabel and Verna



    I work in a nursing home and get MANY of my pet names from there!
    ETA....Oh wait name one dice....perfect! I always said if I get a dalmation I would name it dice.... Or you could name them after the 101dalmations....Pongo, purty.....oh yeah I hate theme names [​IMG]
     
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  4. Hillbilly Rooster

    Hillbilly Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I want to if you know an estimate on raising pigs(hogs) my son wants two this coming spring and wants to butcher in the fall.

    I have names for the ones I am getting but probably not want you want. Bacon and skillet.
     
  5. Livinzoo

    Livinzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I raised 2 feeders last year, they both were called pork. Cost is dependent on the cost of your feed. If you can source old veggies, bread, or milk you will improve your costs.

    Here is a good site on cost. Remember you will need to adjust the cost for feed in your area. http://sugarmtnfarm.com/blog/2005/08/keeping-pig-for-meat.html
     
  6. poultrykeeper08

    poultrykeeper08 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    THose are some nice looking pigs !!

    piglet,pokie,porker,meatie ,HAM-sen , oreo cuz of the colors !
     
  7. deb1

    deb1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you plan to eat them then I would give them food names like Hammy or Pork Chops.
     
  8. Livinzoo

    Livinzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no, these are not for eating. They are registered gloucestershire old spots. They are a rare breed and I have 3 girls and a boy for a reason.
     
  9. deb1

    deb1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Sorry about that. I guess that I better put the BBQ sauce away.
     
  10. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how about some traditional english names to honor their ancestory? maybe after kings and queens?
     

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