Weight loss involves proper feeding and proper movement.
How much to feed:
Determine what your pig SHOULD weigh (this is, of course, an estimate). So, if your pig weighs 200 pounds, but should weigh 150 pounds, you should feed him a 150 pound diet.
For correct nutritional balance, your pig should eat 2% of his IDEAL weight per day. Get a scale for the food, you will need to weigh it.
So for our IDEAL 150 pound pig:
150 X 0.02 = 3 pounds of food total per day.
If you do not have a scale, remember that a cup is 8 oz, or ½ pound.
3 pounds per day = 2 cups x 3 = 6 cups
So our 150 pound pig should ideally eat no more than 6 cups of food per day, total.
What to feed:
How to make him move:
A little movement will go a long way
Reprinted with permission. ©Anita Jacobson, Just Mini Pigs FB Group
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