A free source for all things minipigs. Information on types of potbellied pigs, pet pigs, basic facts, resources, tips and tricks, and more. Minipigs.org has a long online history. In fact, it’s around 23 years with the earliest known date of October 13, 1999, according to The Internet Archive. The domain name was recently acquired by VRFL in 2022. Our goal is to bring the site back to life to help spread the word on just how unique each and every pig is.
WHAT ARE MINIPIGS?
Funny enough, there is no such thing as a “minipig”. Yep, there is no breed called a “minipig”. The name minipig is often used as a general name for a group of smaller pig breeds. Read more…
WHAT’S THE LIFESPAN OF MINIPIGS?
Minipig Lifespan: 15 – 20 years
This breed is known for their darker coats and waddles under their chins. They have a lifespan of 15 to 20 years. This breed is very social and can grow to be 400+ pounds. They can live inside but do best living in an area outdoors. Their diet consists of mainly grass.
This breed lives an average of 12- 18 years but can reach over 20 years old. They are good inside pigs but do need time outdoors. Their diet needs to be monitored closely because they can become overweight easily. Giving them time to root and run around outside helps keep their weight under control. They need a room or space of their own inside.
This breed is small and covered in colorful spots. They resemble feral pigs more than other breeds. They are lean and longer than they are tall. Life expectancy is 15 to 20 years. This breed does well indoors. Their diet also needs to be monitored closely.