When we have had to feed a young pig like that, here is what we do. I cook a small amount of cream of wheat (for the iron and grain) and add to that two eggs and some evaporated milk, a spoon of DE, a dash of salt, and a few drops of liquid vitamins. Stir it good and make sure it's cool but not cold. Place it in a flat pan (borrow mom's cake pan) and dip his mouth (not his nostrils) in the pan a few times until he gets the taste. He'll soon do fine eating from the pan.
AJ, I agree with Piglady in that you would be better off to pan feed them if you were to take them on. But I wouldn't take them on. They have a mother and I won't take on any piglets that have a live mother that can do the job a damn site better than I can. So what's this guy going to do? Shoot the mother and give the piglets to you? Sorry, but can't quite get my head around this at all.
And of course she's mean, she's a wild pig. Just because she has domestic in her doesn't mean that she's going to be quiet. I've taken on wild pigs and haven't live to rue the day.
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