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People in Tennessee are being introduced everyday to the benefits of teacup pig ownership. One way your teacup pig can differ from other household pets is through their eating habits. This is why we get a lot of questions through pamperedpiglets.com in regards to the subject of how to feed these cute little animals. Just like with most other issues regarding teacup pigs there is myth and fact that need to be separated when we are trying to decipher how to feed these animals. If you are looking for some guidance on how to feed your little teacup pig then you have come to the right place to learn about the basics. We offer a wealth of knowledge on all things regarding teacup pig ownership because this is our passion and is what we do on a daily basis. We look at our website as not only a way to market the teacup pigs that we breed, but as a forum to educate people as a whole on the subject of teacup piglets.
Keep one theme in mind as you are deciding how to feed your pig. That theme is that an underfed is at the same unhealthy risks as one that is overfed. Think about humans, people usually have problems if they take in to much food or do not eat enough food so its stands to reason that animals fall in that same category. Some people actually think that in order to keep a teacup pig small that you need to feed it in small amounts. Can you imagine that? Teacup pigs can only get so big so feeding it less will just lead to it being small, unhealthy, and possibly malnourished. Do you feed a child less because they are small? Of course not, think of how ridiculous that sounds. It is myths out there such as those that drive us crazy as you can imagine because of how much we love teacup pigs.
You will find that if pigs are being cranky or misbehaving it is probably because they are hungry. Does that sound familiar? We know a lot of grown adults who get the same way when they are not accurately fed. When you are giving your teacup pig a snack be sure to integrate foods that are healthy in nature. You can really steer how healthy your teacup pig is based on the food you feed them. Most of the time when teacup pigs end up being overweight it is normally because their owners have stuffed them full of unhealthy food.
Feeding a pig is a very basic of teacup pig ownership. Although basic it is extremely that you are giving your teacup pig the fuel it needs to not only survive on a daily basis, but thrive on a daily basis as well.
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