how can I tell?

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  1. dunroven

    dunroven Well-Known Member Supporter

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    I have 2 sows (pot bellied pigs) that I have in with a boar. He is trying to do his thing and I'm sure he has by now. They have been together about 1 week. Anyway, how do I know whether they are bred or not and what is about the earliest I could tell. Also, what is their gestation period?

    Lots of questions, but sure am anxious for the babies!

    Valorie
     
  2. BDB

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    hey dun i would leave em together a lot longer they usualy go in heat every 21 days you can tell when there in heat when there privates in back swell up usualy kinda pink to there if you see when there in heat mark it down on calender keep a eye on them when that next 21 day rolls around if they do not go into heat they should be bred there gestation is 3 months 3 weeks 3days good luck with your piggys
     

  3. dunroven

    dunroven Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Thanks BDB! I will wait and see what happens! I appreciate it very much!

    Valorie
     
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    SmokedCow Well-Known Member

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    Dont forget 3 am! haha! Good luck
    AJ
     
  5. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Well-Known Member

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    my pbp's seem to have about 2-3 week longer gestation than the rule of thumb