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    veggies/fruits only??

    I recently joined a CSA veggie/fruit farm share and have way more than I can eat...specifically in the leafy green category. Is it ok to give my 2 piggies a variety of these veggies for a couple months and not the pellets? Thanks!

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    Re: veggies/fruits only??

    Are you feeding hay? Hay is the most important. There's a risk that the pigs will eat so much of the greens/veggies that they won't eat the amount of hay that they need for digestive and dental health.

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    Re: veggies/fruits only??

    Ditto @foggycreekcavy. Hay is way more important than veggies. And unless your pigs are having urinary calcium problems, they need pellets for their vitamins and minerals.

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    Re: veggies/fruits only??

    oh yes, sorry... they definitely still eat hay and have a constant supply of it.

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    Re: veggies/fruits only??

    I recently joined a CSA as well. My neighbors love it because they are getting plenty of veggies. The piggies and the canines are also reaping the benefits.

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