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Aggression Aggressive trying to jump out

Helen.k

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Hi, i wanted to ask if anyone encountered or know the reason this happen. I want to clean my piggies cage and therefore i put them to a bigger size play pen temporary. But after I'm done cleaning, when I put 1 of the piggy back into his cage, he's smelling everywhere and then aggressively attempt to jump out and bang into the cage bar... Anyone experienced this?

Need advice..
 

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What are you using for bedding? And are you sure he's aggressively trying to jump out, and not popcorning with happiness? Is it possible to get a video of what he's doing and post it to youtube with a link here?
 

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What are you using for bedding? And are you sure he's aggressively trying to jump out, and not popcorning with happiness? Is it possible to get a video of what he's doing and post it to youtube with a link here?
Hi, no, I'm positive it's not popcorning, he literally look up and then he jump toward in front and trying to get a grip of the cage but he fall back.. I'm using fleece as bedding. Didn't manage to take video of that, all happen too fast and shocking for me :(

I then just turn of soothing music, and he calm down and i pet him.. He then go sleep.. But i just don't understand what happen before
 

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Hi
I have two boars, and one of them, Taffi, also has a bad habit of sort of bouncing off the walls. I always just thought it might have been popcorning. I'm not an expert, but I have a hunch. Do you have any females living in the same room? Maybe he's just trying to get to them...if not, I don't know what. But maybe someone else will come on with a better answer. If your worried that he's going to jump out, maybe buy a lid for your cage, if you don't have one now?
 

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Hi
I have two boars, and one of them, Taffi, also has a bad habit of sort of bouncing off the walls. I always just thought it might have been popcorning. I'm not an expert, but I have a hunch. Do you have any females living in the same room? Maybe he's just trying to get to them...if not, I don't know what. But maybe someone else will come on with a better answer. If your worried that he's going to jump out, maybe buy a lid for your cage, if you don't have one now?
Thanks for sharing your experience. :) no i only have 2 boars with me. Another one is just chill like not his business.
Yea, i got worried and extended the height of the cage actually, if he can jump out from 60cm tall... Then I'm gonna lid everything 😅
 

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Actually I'm thinking if there's possibility that he likes the playpen more than his own cage... And he want to get back to the play pen
 
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