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april_faith

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My piggie Moo looks adult size, so I am assumming he is 6 months to 1 year old. I have been feeding him constant timothy hay since I got him a few months ago, but my mom bought him some alfalfa when she visited me the other day (I still have plenty of timothy hay).

What's the deal with alfalfa? I heard it was for younger guineas, but would it be that terrible to give it to Moo occasionally?
 

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You can give like, a handfull, maybe once or twice a month. But if it is not Oxbow, I wouldn't feed it. What brand is it?
 

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I forgot to mention they are alfalfa cubes ... the brand is Rainbow.

I am possibly getting a baby boar in a couple of months, should I save them for him?
 

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My pigs completely ignore any type of cubes I put in with them, whether they're alfalfa or timothy... anyone else have this problem? I've given up on trying to give them to the pigs.
 

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You can put the cubes in when you get the baby. When you get him, feed a 50/50 mixture of alfalfa/timothy until the baby is 6 months old. then switch to just timothy. Alfalfa bales run about $7.00-$10.00
 
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