Pigs DO love mud!

The temperatures started climbing here in Southern Ohio about three weeks ago, and the pigs started trying to have a little swimming pool in their water trough. They would splash a little water out, and then they would get out of the trough and roll all over the clay dirt to make a wallough spot (pronounced “waller” if you want to get the correct dialect going on in your head LOL).

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They didn’t care too much for being sprayed by the hose, but they sure did love all the water when I forgot to turn the hose off, and it ran over. By the time that I remembered, they had quite the swimming hole going on!

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Now that I know they really do like it so much and it’s not just a cliché that people say about pigs, I make sure to give them a little extra water every day so they can get in the mud and enjoy themselves.

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I think they love me for it (well, that and the fact that I always have the slop bucket daily LOL).

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