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I have fallen in love with a pig~~

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  1. lupe

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    mini piggie.jpg My latest obsession are mini piggies:rolleyes:.oh my! they are just THE most precious littles creatures~
    • :xflove:~~naturally, since I live in an apt., I'm not thinking about getting one...JUST YET~~I've been looking around and checking out houses for rent. If I find a house with a nice yard and extra rooms, I would consider adopting one. Any piggie experts with suggestions regarding there needs and lifestyle? I'm super curious to here your experiences....:).

     
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    cute!!
     
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    Pigs are said to smarter and friendlier than dogs. Don't know much but following your thread.
     
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    I love pigs too! I don't know much about them as pets- other than they're super smart. We've casually talked about getting one too but it never got to the point of seriously looking into it yet or doing research on them.
     
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    I read they get to be about 25-50lbs when full grown!! that doesnt sound to mini to me..:confused:. & live up to 20yrs~~~my boxer is 65lbs., so I guess they dont stay mini very long...??? I'm gonna do some research..I let you know what I find out girls;).
     
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    I had a friend who had a pot-bellied pig as a pet. He acted just like a dog, except he didn't jump on people lol
    I don't really know much about them as pets. I know they can be housebroken though!
     
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    I love pigs. My BF's neighbour has a pig and a chihuahua. The pig thinks he's a dog and acts very dog like, going on off-leash walks with the chi. :laugh:
     
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    Many breeders will call their pigs "mini" or "teacup" when in fact they can actually get quite large. They are pot bellied pigs that can grow upwards to 100-150 pounds.

    That being said, they can be really great pets who are clean and smart.

    I've never owned one, but I know a major issues people have with them is they overfeed and under exercise them causing them to be extremely overweight.
     
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    yes, so so so so true. The neighbour's pig was supposed to be a "tea cup." Well, he did not stay that way, he is absolutely HUGE!!
     
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    They are only teacup, micro, and mini when they are babies. But I guess they are still relatively tiny compared to some of those big pigs :)
     
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    I was just a little worried that you might have meant :xflove: the two legged kind ... :facepalm:

    then I saw it was under Farm Crossing [​IMG]
     
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    And thats what I'm afraid of....100 lb pig!!:wideyed:!
    gotta admit though, they sure are cute small.....
     
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    :coffeescreen:& that would also qualify in the farm category..:lol:..
     
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    Adorable! I am in love with baby goats, especially the miniature ones!
     
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    OMG! yes!! I've seen those and they are just scrumptious:heart:
     
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    Some cities let you keep them, and they actually keep the lawn mowed for you!
     
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    I thought you met my ex husband or something!! LOL
     
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    • :lol:.....
     
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    Apparently several of us have all been married to the same guy ... busy SOB if you ask me. But that is a very cute little pig of the four legged kind. :heart: :heart: :heart:
     
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    See..I expected to see a photo of Elvis with his food bowls dumped... :rolleyes:
     
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