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It can be hard to coax baby pigs into eating regular food. They are kinda hard wired to nurse exclusively until they are about 4 or 5 weeks old. At that point, they will begin to experiment with food,
Pigs are creatures of habit, and the older they get the deeper these habits are ingrained. So it's natural for him to have just one spot where he likes to potty. Young piglets have tiny, tiny bladders
The usual heat cycle lasts three weeks. So, yes, if she was in heat a couple of weeks ago, she could be re-entering heat again. The peeling is not normal, so that's something to discuss with your vet.
Here's how the mange medication works. Mange mites can jump off of pigs, but they don't live long unless they jump back on any passing pig to feed and lay eggs. The eggs take about two weeks to hatch,
A couple of things might be happening here. Little piglets have little bladders, and have to potty often. Very often. Worse still, they don't know they have to potty until they really have to go and can't