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12-07-2005, 08:26 AM
My 2 hogs eat like crazy, but have yet to see them shed. What's the deal with about shedding?

Thanks a lot

12-09-2005, 08:32 AM
My babies shed every 4-6 weeks, the yearlings about every 8-10 weeks and the adults seem to take forever. I don't always see when they "go blue", but when I have caught them "in the blue", they have always shed within 10 days.
Do you have them on a deep substrate? I have my hoggies on Sani-chips which they love to burrow under. I have found sheds "deep" beneath the substrate, so perhaps they have shed and you just haven't been able to find the shed.
Good Luck,

12-09-2005, 09:00 AM
They are on paper towels and aspen bedding.

The age of them is about 6-9 months old.

They have been eating like crazy for the past 2 months and still no sheds.