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Tips for Potbelly Pig Owners

Tips for Potbelly Pig Owners

Caring for a potbelly pig can be incredibly rewarding. They’re kind, intelligent, and affectionate animals, each with their own personalities and quirks. But not practicing proper pig care can quickly turn this rewarding experience into a difficult one. Here are tips...
What Age Should You Start Trimming Hooves?

What Age Should You Start Trimming Hooves?

Pigs, goats, horses, and anything with a hoof needs a good trimming routine to stay happy and healthy. But when it comes to trimming, there’s no one size fits all solution to the hoof of the animal you’re working with. Here’s what you need to know about your animal’s...
Fun Facts About Domestic Pigs

Fun Facts About Domestic Pigs

If you’ve ever been to a stock show, you know that some people look after their pigs with a passion. The United States is the third-largest producer of domestic pigs and is home to a vast community of pig owners. Pigs are fascinating animals to care for and there’s...
Preventing Swine Lameness

Preventing Swine Lameness

Raising a healthy pig can be both fun and challenging. From the newness and excitement of the first time you bring your new friend home to the challenges of keeping them healthy and preventing swine lameness.  Sometimes, even with the best of intentions, our swine may...
Swine Smarts

Swine Smarts

Pigs are one of the top 5 most intelligent animals on the planet according to Huffington Post.  That is something to squeal about for us swine owners and farmers!  Working with pigs involves a lot of communication.  Swine communicate amongst themselves and they have a...
Dewclaws – Vestigial or Vital?

Dewclaws – Vestigial or Vital?

Felines, canines, and swines are very different animals, but they all share one specific thing in common, and that is dewclaws.  The main dewclaw difference among all of these animals is if or how they use their dewclaws.  Feline and canine dewclaws are often...
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