Miniature Potbellied Pig Registry Service, Inc

Preserving the ORIGINAL Miniature Pig

Normal Vital Signs



Normal Pig Stats:
Temperature: 37.2-38.9oC (99-102oF )**
Pulse: 70-100 bpm
Respiration: 20-30 breaths/min

‚Äč ** In a JAVMA article from 1999, a survey of over 100 miniature pigs showed a range of rectal temperatures from 35.1-39.6*C (95.2-103.3*F) with an average of 37.6*C  (99.7*F), considerably lower than the norm for standard hogs. In an individual pig, the temperature can range throughout the day. Body temperatures are typically lower in the morning that in the afternoon and evening.