Are they just tidier than boys? We're pig-sitting for friends and have little girls staying with us. Their cage is immaculate. Their food stays in one place and they eat side by side happily. Do they come out with a hoover when I leave the room?
My boys are my first experience of pigs and they are really untidy. They throw their nuggets all over the cage and then wander round eating them when they find them. Their fresh food is rolled on and slung about. Five minutes after cleaning them out, they look as though they haven't been cleaned out for weeks. Do I have particularly untidy ones then?
My rabbit, however, is very tidy (except on the days when he does origami with his newspaper).
Hi - how lovely to hear about such clean and tidy girls - mine never were! They were easy to train to use poo houses tho' - and I did have one girl who always pooed in the same corner, never anywhere else, and kept her food completely separate. When she finally moved in with the other girls she obviously read them the riot act about their cage, as it got progressively tidier when she moved in!
When OB lived with his brother they always had a special poo corner. But they weren't tidy with the food. OB's brother used to runaway with his food and eat it in bed. OB being the dominate one had first dibs on the veggies.
The girls are real mucky pups. Wee/poo anywhere. Spray wee up the walls. Yuk.