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    C&C: Re: Big Enough For 6 Boars?

    No no no! Never put 6 males together, let alone aggressive ones. It might be inconvenient but you need to separate your boys into three pairs. Each pair will need at least a 2x5 cage. Aggressive...
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    Fresh Food: Re: Best ways to keep veggies/etc fresh?

    https://www.rubbermaid.com/freshworks

    These help a lot! Has a vented plastic tray on bottom to separate moisture from ruining the veggies. Also a vented top(lid) I can usually keep things fresh...
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    Chat Re: Coronavirus: Can our piggies catch it

    That is nice to hear! Our stores are out of fresh produce. She will have to eat pellets and hay until things restock which will be a few weeks I’m sure. Thankfully pellets and hay are...
  4. Thread: Sharp hay!

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    Hay: Sharp hay!

    This may seem like a strange question, but can hay be sharp? I buy Small Pet Select Timothy My last box was fine, but this one feels sharp (not just rough or corse) and sometimes gives me hay...
  5. Thread: Bedding help

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    Bedding: Re: Bedding help

    Aspen wood is the only truly safe wood for piggies (and other small critters.) Many people have success with the aspen shavings, but personally I won’t use wood. I use paper bedding (like...
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    Behavior: Re: Shaking when held but no other sounds

    My piggy did that when we first got her almost 3 months ago. For the first 6-8 weeks. Now she just gets squirmy if I pick her up or hold her too long. Sheís like mommy thatís all Iím giving you so...
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    Hay: Re: Oxbow vs. Small Pet Select

    I guess I am the only one to have a piggy that is not willing to go with the crowd here. lol Oh well I’m just happy she eats now, and a good quality brand at that. With oxbow I was afraid...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    Oh no! I’m so sorry to hear this GPP! :( Yes I will pray for a speedy recovery. It must be so hard to have no answers still. Hopefully they figure out something to help scooter. Be sure to take...
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    Hay: Re: Oxbow vs. Small Pet Select

    I use SPS hay, pellets and paper litter. My piggy would not eat oxbow but gobbles this SPS brand up. Plus if you get the bulk quantities packages or better yet the combination bulk packs, you save...
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    Chat Re: Coronavirus: Can our piggies catch it

    I was afraid of that. Well wash our hands and say our prayers is all we can do. I wish there was more info for people and pets alike.
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    Ivermectin: Re: Still Scratching

    Bpatters do you think Abby could have dry skin? Should I try the antifugal first? What do you use to moisturize their skin?
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    Ivermectin: Re: Still Scratching

    The exact same thing is wrong with my Abby! She had the 3 doses of liquid ivermectin, a drop behind each ear, weekly for 3 weeks. Nothing. Still itching no hair loss or scabs. I still need to try...
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    Chat Coronavirus: Can our piggies catch it

    Its been discussed to death world wide, so I’m not starting a thread about talking us catching it. (My thoughts and prayers are for all affected and their loved ones!:love: ) However, if we did...
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    Feet: Re: New here! Am I overreacting?

    Great idea bpatters! I need to try that! I was going to say I put her in a snuggle sac when transferring her, but your idea is more proactive cause who knows if youíll always have one on hand. Abby...
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    Chewing: Re: Safe HARD chew toys...

    Thanks everyone for the ideas! :love:

    We found some things from oxbow, and a few other things. About the wood. Is a willow branch ball safe to eat? It’s says it is safe to chew, but I mean...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    GPP itís been a few days. Howís little scooter now?
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    C&C Alternatives: Re: midwest Plus, I think

    The Midwest with the cage divider is not appropriate. It uses up valuable space in which the piggies could run laps unencumbered. The regular Midwest is more appropriate as they can run laps along...
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    Chewing: Re: Safe HARD chew toys...

    Thank you everyone for the great ideas. I never thought of it like this but Iím thinking she chews her cage to get my attention, i come over every time to get her to stop. She has me trained I...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    This is not what I was hoping to see. Iím sorry he is still not feeling well. Any changes this morning?
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    Chewing: Safe HARD chew toys...

    Princess Abby is a big time chewer. She eats her hay for a while but it’s obviously not enough to help her with her teeth. She’s always going for hard things, pigloo, cage wires. We have a oxbow...
  21. Cleaning: Re: Washing fleece? Can I put it in a pillow case?

    I have read that some people put them in multiple large mesh laundry bags, if your worried about leftover hay bits. I use litter (also cause of hubby and the washer:p ). so have no other ideas but I...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    How is he today GPP?
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    How Much?: Re: Going Through Hay Fast

    I’m a single piggy mama and Abby may not be interested in the hay at all, but soon as I come sit with her she eats it like there’s no tomorrow. Does she think I’m going to steal or maybe hay eating...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    GPP Sorry it was so scary this morning, I’m glad it seems a bit better now. I second the potential of anesthesia complications. I’ve been under many many times myself and every so often it makes me...
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    Possibly Pregnant: Re: Abby's medical thread

    Ok I will do. I don’t know how long it will take to come after I order, so if it’s not here by Thursday I’ll do what we did for my dogs. Wait three full days before I bathe her after applying...
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