Piglets

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Skyesrocket, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Here is a picture of Nutty Meg's piglets the day they were born. She had six! I need to take better pictures. They are a week old now and running all over their pen. They were going underneath the stall door and looking around. Momma had a fit. So we blocked the door off. [​IMG] Sadly, momma layed on the black and white one two days ago and I found him dead. The other four are white.

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  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Adorable Piglets! I'm so sorry for your loss though [​IMG]
     
  3. mother o' chicks72

    mother o' chicks72 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 21, 2011
    Portland, Oregon
    Awww. they are very cute. Sorry about the black one [​IMG]
     
  4. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Thanks. It happens with pigs but is very sad. She is an excellent mother. She must have layed on him and he wasn't able to squeal. I have herd her fussing when the piglets squeal. She always jumps to her feet and talks to them. For some reason she didn't hear this one.
    The other five are so much fun to sit and watch. They are already snooping around mommas food.
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    Awww, so cute..
    But so sad about the little one.. :( :hugs
     
  6. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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  7. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    The spotted one is super cute :)
     
  8. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Thanks. I really enjoy watching them. They are starting to explore momma's food dish now. I sprinkle some pellets around the outside of her dish for them to play with. I keep forgetting to take the camera back to the barn with me. [​IMG]
    I'll try for new pics tomorrow.
     
  9. arabianequine

    arabianequine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2010
    Yay new pics!
     

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