Pot Belly Pig bedding?

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by sandy sea, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. sandy sea

    sandy sea Songster

    Mar 19, 2008
    Gavilan Hills, CA
    What do you use for bedding? I have always used wood shavings and a Blanket, but last week one of my pigs opened up a whole bale of straw and is now using it. Two of my pigs sleep in the chicken coop on the wood shaving, but the other two sleep in the covered run where the straw is. The straw seems to stick to the pigs more, I am afraid that it might hurt the pigs eyes. What do you use?

  2. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    I use straw in the barn. It seems to insulate and keep dry much longer than hay. They seem to enjoy carrying it around in their mouths to make the beds. If you give them enough they will make a huge circle with it the size of a tractor tire and sleep in the middle of it. If they have babies the piglets will borrow in the ring of straw to sleep.

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