Carton O’ Treats

Carton O’ Treats


Foraging, Chewing


Hover Box Element



Hover Title


Hover Box Element

Hover Box Element

As long you make the holes big enough, and put tasty treats inside, pigs will spend time rooting for the rewards.

Safety Concerns

Spray inside and outside jug after use.  Run through Cage wash.


Carton O Treats

Carton O Treats is a fun way to get pigs to work to retreive to fruit treats from the milk carton. Pigs will be occupied for some time depending on the size of the holes you choose.
Prep Time10 minutes
Species: Cross Species
Type: Food, Manipulative, Tactile
Keyword: chewing, rooting
Yield: 10 pigs


  • Scissors


  • 10 carton Milk Carton
  • 1-2 cups Chopped fruit: apples, strawberries, berries, cantaloupe, mangoes, watermelons


  • Sanitize empty milk cartons by putting them through cage wash or soaking them disinfectant solution.
  • Cut, or carve out 6-8 2-4 inch holes around whole milk carton ( size is based on the difficulty) with scissors (smaller holes, harder to get fruit out via rooting, bigger holes, easier.
  • Place ½ cup of fruit in milk carton, remove milk carton top
  • Place it in pig room, or cage and watch pigs root to get there treats!
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