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Can Pigs Eat Tomatoes? Is it Safe?

Pigs can eat all sorts of foods, including produce. Pretty much everything that you and I can eat pigs can eat also when it comes to vegetables. But there are a few that might give owners pause. Take tomatoes for instance. Tomatoes are juicy and nutritious, but they have a reputation for being a bit …

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Can Pigs Eat Celery? Is It Safe?

Celery is often derided as a nothing vegetable, one that contains water and not much else nutritionally. But, perhaps surprisingly, celery is actually pretty nutritious and contains a good assortment of vitamins and minerals. This begs the question if it can be a good supplement in the diets of our animals. How about our pigs? …

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Can Pigs Eat Cheese and Dairy? Is it Safe?

Pigs are mammals, and that means that females raise young on milk. But after a piglet weans, most owners probably don’t think about giving their pigs any more dairy products in their diet. Maybe our pigs are missing out on a convenient and important source of nutrients because of this. So what’s the story? Can …

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Can Pigs Eat Sweet Potatoes and Peelings? Is it Safe?

Pigs can be challenging animals to raise. They grow quickly, have high-calorie requirements, and still require a varied, balanced diet if they are going to thrive. Sometimes it keeping them in food means you need to improvise with what you have on hand, but nobody wants to feed their pigs something that could hurt them. …

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Can Pigs Eat Blueberries? Is it Safe?

As most keepers of livestock already know, fruit can form an important missing link in the diet of most animals. Fruit contains lots of vitamins and minerals that are easy to digest, and there’s sweetness can give your charges a quick boost of energy. And most animals seem to really like it! What’s not to …

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Can Pigs Eat Bacon? Is It Safe?

Most people and certainly all owners know that pigs are omnivores and like all omnivores pigs eat meat. But did you know that pigs will also eat meat from other pigs, pork? It is unsettling, but it is true and this raises the question if pigs can eat bacon. Can pigs eat bacon, and is …

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