I actually got green leaf lettuce to grow this year. It's almost ready for the little ones to devour. There were two lettuce plants that sorta grew by accident and they loved it. I'm planning to build a pair of 20 by 10 foot greenhouses on my property in Missouri and I've learned quite a bit from this gardening experiment. I should be able to provide all of my piggies as well as my family enough fresh veggies year round.
Enough about that. I know you would rather hear about the little guys. They're getting along pretty well. You hardly notice that they've grown bigger. I had to look at the pictures I took of them when I first got them to see it. They're full on outgoing now. They actually get all 4 paws on the cage wires when they climb up to greet me. They know to get down when I unlock the latches to open the door. They're so smart.
They've also picked up on how to get Daddy to hurry up and give them treats, attention or whatever is going around at the time. You guessed it! They chew on the cage wires. I'm always amazed at how Scruffy's legacy has passed down to the pigs who came to us after he passed. BJ, Oreo, Gilligan, and Skipper never knew Scruffy, but Mr Bubbles, Sammy and Dean did. They teach all new arrivals that trick. I'm wondering how long it will take for the little princess to pick it up.
The rest of the herd is waiting to get put in their system and for their medical records to get transferred and then they all will get checkups and nail trims. I'm glad I found a good exotic small animal vet here. It would be too bad if I had to make the 90 minute round trip to Springfield.
Am I wrong? Is that too much for him? It seems to me like he should be getting about 0.3 ml at his weight. What do you guys think?