Pig Boxes

Pig Boxes

Pig Boxes
Behaviors

Rooting, Chewing

Animals

Pigs

Type

Manipulanda, Food

Why They Love It

Pigs love to root. This box allows them to root, chew, and explore what’s in the box.

Sanitization

Use once.

Recipe

Pig Boxes

Boxes filled with treats allows pigs to root, chew and play to retreive the treats inside!
Prep Time10 mins
Species: Pigs
Type: Food, Manipulative, Tactile
Keyword: foraging, rooting
Yield: 1

Equipment

  • 1 cardboard box
  • 1" Bristle Paint Brush

Materials

  • 1 cup fruit mix
  • 2 tbsp honey

Instructions

  • Open cardboard box
  • Dip brush in a couple tablespoons of honey
  • Paint honey on inside walls and bottom of box
  • Cut 1/2 cup of rasberries and strawberries
  • Add fruit mix to cardboard box, sticking some of the fruit on the sides of the cardboard
  • For NHPs, place in freezer, distribute the next day, 1 box/NHP
  • For pigs, distribute to pigs for immediate enrichment use, 1-2 boxes/pig
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