Pigs

Resources About Pigs

Everything you wanted to know (and some stuff you probably didn’t) about pig health checks!
Everything you wanted to know (and some stuff you probably didn't) about pig health checks!
Why is hoof care important? How do you trim pig hooves safely?
Why is hoof care important? How do you trim pig hooves safely?
A primer on what an animal sanctuary needs training and protocols in place for when it comes to the compassionate care of pigs.
A primer on what an animal sanctuary needs training and protocols in place for when it comes to the compassionate care of pigs.
Although they are similar in many ways, potbellied pigs are different from large breed pigs in a number of ways that can affect their
Although they are similar in many ways, potbellied pigs are different from large breed pigs in a number of ways that can affect their care.

Fun Facts About Pigs

Pigs are able to use mirrors to find food hidden in a space that is only visible by looking in the mirror, indicating a concept of self recognition and understanding of their environment.
Pigs have excellent spatial memories and can navigate and remember mazes quite well! In fact, pigs are able to prioritize what memories are most important. In regards to food, they use memories of food scents and colors to recall which site had the most and best food and how to find it.
While it may all sound similar to us, pigs can distinguish between auditory cues to recognize the identity of the pig vocalizing! Moms can tell the difference between the sounds of their own piglets and the sounds of others!

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