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    Fighting: Re: Boars possibly fighting

    For more background they usually love to sleep near each other, very rarely do they sleep on opposite sides of the cage. They don't cuddle to sleep just in the same vicinity. Like right now both of...
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    Fighting: Re: Boars possibly fighting

    The cage is ~7grids by 2.5grids (8ft x 3ft) so it's 24sq ft. They're approximately 9 or 10 months old.

    All of their hideys have 2 holes so they're more like tunnels than houses. I only had 1 hay...
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    Fighting: Boars possibly fighting

    So my 2 boys were keeping me awake chatting and then I noticed a lot of teeth chattering so I got up and turned on the lights to watch them. Lumos was all puffed up and occasionally tried to mount...
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    Upper Levels: Re: Loft/Built in house

    I forgot to mention I do have a wire shelving unit for a cover so no need to worry about falling/jumping out of the cage

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    Upper Levels: Re: Loft/Built in house

    Smileandnod Thanks for reminding me about the store I always forget about it but I found the expansions you were talking about and it was actually very helpful so thank you

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    Upper Levels: Re: Loft/Built in house

    I was looking in the gallery but only saw the full size one but it's quite possible I missed them. But good to know that they do exist

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    Upper Levels: Loft/Built in house

    So I recently put in a cardboard box for my boys to use as a tunnel/house and noticed that they enjoy jumping on top of it and looking around. For this reason I was thinking about adding a small loft...
  8. Thread: DIY Hay Rack

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    Hay: DIY Hay Rack

    I've been feeling like I've been going through hay too fast (20-30lbs a month for 2 pigs) due to waste. I started off trying different racks but felt as though my pigs weren't eating enough so I...
  9. Thread: Lawn grazing

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    Forages: Re: Lawn grazing

    Thank you everybody for the replies this is a lot of good information that I will most definitely take into account

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  10. Thread: Lawn grazing

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    Forages: Re: Lawn grazing

    I had them outside for about 40min grazing do you think that's too long for one of their first trips, should I keep it to like 15min for now?

    I'll definitely make sure to check them for ticks and...
  11. Thread: Lawn grazing

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    Forages: Lawn grazing

    Hey everybody, so the weather is starting to cool off where I live so I decided to take my pigs outside for some natural sun and to give them something new.

    I was just wondering if I should limit...
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      Cage: Re: Let's see your cage Pictures please.

    My newest setup it's a 7x2.5 with multiple bedding types, I am going to add a little bit of fleece under their houses for more comfort

    The front grids act as an accordion door for easier access as...
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    Pellets: Switching from baby to adult pellets

    Hi I have a hopefully quick question. So my boars are estimated to be about 6months at this point, which I know is when you are supposed to start feeding them adult pellets. Do I need to slowly...
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    Cleaning: Re: Cage suddenly smells

    I'll definitely try keeping something that smells like them in the cage after cleaning and see if that works.

    I also want to try the pellets as well. So if I'm reading what you said correctly they...
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    Cleaning: Cage suddenly smells

    Hi, so I have had my 2 boars for almost 3 months now so I'm estimating their age to be around 6months. For the most part I have been using carefresh natural bedding and up until this point I haven't...
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    Fleece: Re: Looking for no sew fleece liner option

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    So I ended up buying incontinence pads and fleece. My dad washed the fleece for me and it started wicking after the first wash and it worked great in the cage with the pads. I went and...
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    How Many: Should I get more pigs?

    Hi, so I got 2 boars a few months back so they're around 6 months right now. I currently have them in a Kaytee Open Living cage (measures 60"x30" (5'x2.5') which is 12.5sq ft). I have decided I'm...
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    Fleece: Re: Looking for no sew fleece liner option

    Thanks now that I know others had some luck im going to try it out
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    Fleece: Re: Looking for no sew fleece liner option

    Thanks for the feedback I didn't even think about using weights to keep it in place
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    Fleece: Looking for no sew fleece liner option

    Hi everybody, I'm a new guinea pig parent and new to posting on this forum. I have been using bedding for the last month I've had my 2 boars but it's causing a lot more trash than I would like so im...
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