Thinking of starting up your own pig farm in Minecraft? Well, before you can breed them, you have to know how to tame them, and that means being able to answer one important question: “What do pigs eat in Minecraft?”
This guide will cover all the foods that pigs eat in Minecraft, as well as which foods will trigger breeding in pigs. Let’s get into it!
What Do Pigs Eat in Minecraft?
Pigs in the real world aren’t known to be picky eaters, but in Minecraft, they’ll only eat these four food types:
|Carrot on a stick|
If you walk around with one of these foods in your hand, any pig within six blocks will start following you around. You can tame a pig by feeding it food.
Newborn piglets will reach adulthood in 20 minutes. You can speed up the process by feeding them one of the foods in the table above. Every time you feed a piglet, you reduce the remaining time to adulthood by 10%.
If you want to breed pigs, you must put two or more pigs in the same general area and feed them carrots, beetroots, or potatoes.
That concludes our guide to what pigs eat in Minecraft. They only consume four food types, but luckily, they’re very easy to find and collect.
With this knowledge in hand, you’re on your way to starting up your own pig farm. Enjoy your infinite pork chops!