Keeping Pigs and Hogs as Pets
Information and Pictures
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
Fern is the darker piglet and Wilbur is the lighter piglet.
Little Lou and Wilbur meet.
Fern and Wilbur rooting