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Keeping Pigs and Hogs as Pets

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The piglets eating—Fern is the darker piglet and Wilbur is the lighter piglet.

Pigs and Hogs

Pigs and hogs are the same, only classed differently by their weight; they are called pigs when they are small and when they reach 120 pounds or more then are classified as hogs.

A boar is a male and a sow is a female.

Pigs - Etymology: Middle English pigge

1: a young swine not yet sexually mature; broadly: a wild or domestic swine

Hogs - Etymology: Middle English hogge, from Old English hogg

1: a domestic swine especially when weighing more than 120 pounds (54 kilograms); broadly: any of various wild and domestic swine

Piglets—Wilbur and Fern

Little Lou and Wilbur meet.

Piglets—Wilbur and Fern

Fern and Wilbur rooting

Wilbur rooting