Pig Water Tubs

Pig Water Tubs

waterjug enrichment pig
Behaviors

Foraging, Chewing

Animals

Pigs

Type

Manipulanda

Why They Love It

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

Sanitization

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

Recipe

Water Tubs

As long you make the holes big enough, and put tasty treatsinside, pigs will spend time rooting forthe rewards.
Prep Time30 mins
Species: Farm Animals, Non-Human Primates, Pigs
Type: Tactile
Keyword: chewing, rooting

Equipment

  • Drill

Materials

  • 1 25 Gallon Empty Water jug dispenser (25 gallon)
  • 10 pieces Cubed Fruit

Instructions

  • Drill 1-4 inch holes into waterdispenser, spanning on both sides.
  • Remove top
  • Place 1-4 cups of fruit in waterjug
  • Place in pig pen on its side, sopigs can root in order eat the treats

Video

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