Micro pigs live an average of 15 to 20 years of age. The lifespan of a micro pig depends on the health and condition of the animal itself. Individual micro pigs may have different life spans than each other due to environment, breeding and quality of life.
Health conditions that can affect the longevity of a micro pig are obesity, respiratory illness and arthritis. Once a micro pig reaches the geriatric age of 10, these problems, along with constipation and vision issues, can affect quality of life. Frequent veterinary exams and proper husbandry can help a micro pig live a long, healthy life.Learn More
Brahman cattle have high heat tolerance, exhibit pest resistance and often have longer life spans that other cattle breeds. Many of their unique adaptations are due to the breed originating in India.Full Answer >
The Welsh mountain pony originated in the mountains of Wales. The pony is known for having above average intelligence, a positive attitude, sturdy limbs and an excitable gait.Full Answer >
Goats bleat, which often sounds like a crying human child or can sound like a screaming human. Goats most commonly bleat to communicate between mother and kids, but they also bleat when distressed, when communicating with other goats, when hungry and for many other reasons.Full Answer >
A goat stays pregnant for approximately five months, though the gestation period may vary slightly depending on the type of goat. When a female goat gives birth, it is referred to as kidding.Full Answer >