Mama pig

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by kardar2, Apr 9, 2017.

  1. kardar2

    kardar2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I found out from another forum That mama pig will have litters up to 3 times a year. So I am trying to find out
    Once mama has her babies do I need to keep her and the babies sperate from the other pigs( will they eat the babies) once the babies are big enough can I put them in a pen with other pigs is there a pecking order like chickens?
     
  2. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    I am not a swine expert, but I have raised pigs. Expecting a sow to deliver pigs three times a year is pushing it. I can't imagine that that would be good for the sow or the pigs. Keep the sow and her new litters away from the other pigs. They can eventually be integrated into the herd. If I were you, I would buy a book on raising pigs. One of the Storey books would be a good place to start.
     
  3. kardar2

    kardar2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay thanks
     

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