Our Piggy Blog

Drink Up!

  Most everyone knows that hydration is important, and not just during the summer. It is vital that people stay well-hydrated throughout the year... and this applies to potbellied pigs, too. As we approach the cooler weather of Fall and Winter, we want to remind...

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Help Support the Farm ~ Come Take a Tour

Guided Farm Tours  Meet your tour guide, Susan Magidson, Owner and Founder of Ross Mill Farm Tour the grounds of the historic Ross Mill Farm, Home of the Pet Pig ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Learn the history of Ross Mill Farm and The...

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Becoming a Potbellied Pig Parent

As you can see below, we think there are far more advantages than disadvantages to having a potbellied pig as a pet, but that doesn't mean that a pet pig is for everybody.  There is a reason we often use the phrase "Pig Parent";  having a pig is very similar to being...

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Snacks and Munchies and Treats…. Oh My!

It is only human nature to want to give your pet pig a wonderful life.  Knowing how much pigs enjoy food, makes giving them treats an obvious choice as a way to show your pigs some love and spoil them a little bit.  However, most of us know that too many snacks are...

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Summertime, Summertime, Sum-sum-summertime!

Now that it’s June and we’re starting to see some warm weather, it’s time to start thinking about keeping your piggy cool and comfy this summer.  The way we see it, that can be one of two ways… Get your pig a Piggy Pool!   Nothing like relaxing in a little kiddie...

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A Little Help for Our Senior Piggy Friends

Ross Mill Farm sells a few products that are beneficial for senior pigs, or pigs of any age that experience discomfort due to injury or disease.  They can be found in our online store and shipped throughout the country if you have a pig in need. As many pigs get...

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Feeding Guidelines

Weight control instead of weight gain is the focus when feeding pet pigs.  Because they love to eat, they are prone to becoming overweight.  It is our job as pet pig owners to control our pig's food intake providing the correct diet as well as amount fed.  Food...

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Covid_19 Waiver re: Spay/Neuter for Pets

  Covid_19 Waiver from the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Spay/Neuter Requirement Waived at Time of Adoption Pennsylvania’s Dog Law requires shelters and rescues to have dogs and cats spayed/neutered prior to adoption. In consultation with the...

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Potbellied Pigs and Your Lawn

Rooting! The scourge of pig owners everywhere!  Why do they do it!?  What is their obsession with what's going on under the ground?  Is owning a potbellied pig as a pet and having a nice lawn mutually exclusive?   We will look into those questions and dig up... oh...

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