Just thought we would put an update out there on our three little pigs as these little democrats are quite a handful. As most of you probably already know that, pigs are some messy and dirty animals. The way we want to raise them is with clean food and water. As we found out so far, we had to get creative about how we do this so after some searching on the Internet and speaking with our friends at the local farm and feed store, we came up with these:
For water we inserted a 1/2 inch stainless steel nipple drinker into a 4" PVC pipe, capped the bottom and put a screw in lid on the top. It will hold 3 gallons of fresh water. It took a little while for the girls to investigate and figure it out, but they eventually got the hang of it.
And for feed we cut an opening into a 50 gallon water drum, all three girls can eat at the same time.
And for your daily dose of entertainment we took some video of this evenings slop time: