Frequently asked questions
What is micro pig?
Micro pigs have been selectively bred over many generations to produce a pet pig that is much smaller than a typical sized farm pig.
How big is a fully grown micro pig?
Micro pigs vary in height and shape and can be as small as 15’’ high or up to the size of a Labrador.
How much do they cost?
Prices range between £299 & £650 each depending on colours, size, age and availability.
What will I need to own and care for my micro pig?
You must obtain a CPH (council parish holding) number before buying or keeping a pig. You must also have a securely fenced outdoor enclosure and provide draught free waterproof housing i.e. dog kennel or small pig ark.
Are micro pigs expensive to keep?
No. A micro pigs main diet of specialist pig nuts will cost around £3 per week.
Do micro pigs get on with children and other animals?
Yes. Pigs are very sociable and enjoy the company of people and other animals.
Are micro pigs clean?
Pigs are extremely clean and do not smell. Provided they have access to outside space pigs will always choose to toilet outside and never mess in their sleeping area.
Can I keep my micro pig indoors?
No! We would not wish to see any pig kept indoors. Enjoy your pet in the house whilst you are present but ensure your pig has suitable outdoor space and sleeping quarters to enjoy life to the full.
How long do micro pigs live
Expected life span is 10-15 years.
For further information:
Tel: 01525 288532