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Have I just committed pig-slaughter???


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#1 His Boy Elroy

Posted 08 December 2012 - 05:47 PM

so, I have just fed the pigs and they have had half a small peach (total) and someone has just advised me that they're not supposed to eat stone fruit???  Is that right??? unsure.gif

They LOVED it....... ohmy.gif

What have I done???

#2 kadoodle

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:49 PM

It's not a good idea to give them a lot of soft fruit, for the same reasons as humans shouldn't binge on it; it'll give them the runs.  In a small animal this could quickly lead to dehydration. They wouldn't be likely to eat the kernal and get arsenic poisoning, it'd be unpalletably bitter.

I wouldn't sweat half a peach.   biggrin.gif

#3 *Lib*

Posted 08 December 2012 - 07:58 PM

I'm sure they'll be fine! I fed mine heaps of lettuce when I first got them and heaps of corn, they had the runs and I couldn't work out why. Too much lettuce is not good for them apparently.

The pigs in my house eat better than we do! They LOVE parsley and corn!




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