History of the Potbellied Pig

The history of the potbellied pig today can be traced back to Keith Connell’s import to the US from Canada in the mid-eighties. By today’s standards they were relatively large (60 to 80 kg). They were all black and wrinkled, particularly about the head and face. They...

Common Pig Ailments

Like any animal, pigs are more at risk of some issues than others. If you have one in your home, it’s important to recognize the most common pig diseases, and know when and how to get treatment. As always, an article on the internet is not a reasonable...

Who’s the Boss II

Written by John Vincent Pigs understand physical correction very well. After all, this is how they naturally establish dominance between each other. The correction described below has been used with great and lasting success. The correction is not an overnight miracle...

Pet Pig Myths and Facts

Here, let’s have a bit of fun. Pig myths abound in the world of pets, and we’re here to set the record straight! Myth 1: An adult pet pig will only be 20-40 pounds. Fact: If someone told you that, they are lying or very misinformed. The average that we...

Vet Care for Pet Pigs

Ross Mill Farm works with pet pigs on a daily basis. We are often surprised by the number of people who come to us with a pig that has never seen a vet. This is not acceptable – pet pigs need vet care just as much as dogs and cats do. First and foremost, all pigs need...