Our Piggy Blog

Visiting Still On HOLD. But Tours Available.

Guided Tours resume on April 1st and will continue until November 1st. With the exception of the scheduled, guided tours, we are still not having visitors or volunteers to the farm until further notice. Please check back for updates. To schedule a 1-hour tour,...

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Rabies in Potbellied Pigs

Rabies in Potbellied Pigs by Dr Arlen M. Wilbers, DVM Rabies is a viral disease that attacks the central nervous system of warm-blooded animals, including pigs.  Once symptoms appear, rabies is nearly always fatal in animals and people.  In the USA, animals that most...

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Time to Get Ready For Winter

If you have outdoor pigs, now is the time to get their home ready for the upcoming Winter.  Best to get things ready and in good shape now before it gets very cold.  You don't want to be fixing things outside when the temps drops and your pig certainly doesn't want to...

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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

11/19/20:  Please note that the Farm Tours are currently on hold due to the rise in Covid-19 and in keeping with recent government mandates. We will let you know when the Tours are offered in the future. Guided Farm Tours  Meet your tour guide, Susan Magidson, Owner...

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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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