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German Micro Pigs

Group:

Drift, drove or littler

Male:

Boar

Female:

Sow

Young:

Piglet

Lifespan:

16 years

Gestation:

114 days

Distribution:

Germany

Habitat:

Woodland and grassland

Diet:

Grasses and roughage

Conservation Status:

Domesticated

 

Facts

 

A pig Sus scrofa has a snout for a nose, small eyes, and a small tail, which may be curly, kinked, or straight. It has a thick body, short legs, and coarse hair. There are four toes on each foot, with the two large middle toes used for walking.

Pigs that are allowed to forage may be watched by swineherds. Because of their foraging abilities and excellent sense of smell, they are used to find truffles in many European countries.

Breeding occurs throughout the year in the tropics, but births peak around rainy seasons.

 These Pigs are the smallest breed of pig also known as Tea-Cup Pigs !!   

When they reach Adult age they can grow to the size of a Labrador Dog and can no longer fit into your handbag !!

 

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