Tame a Pig in Minecraft

How to Tame a Pig in Minecraft

Are you a Minecraft player looking for a new companion to join you on your adventures? Look no further than the humble pig! Not only can pigs be tamed and ridden, but they also make for great pets. In this guide, Minecraftcoder will show you how to easily tame a pig in Minecraft, so you can have your very own piggy friend to explore the world with. 

So grab some carrots, and let’s get started!

Step 1: Find a Pig

The first thing you need to do is find a pig. They can be found in most biomes but are more common in grassy areas. Look for a group of pigs wandering around and approach them slowly so you don’t scare them away.

Step 2: Get Some Carrots

Now that you’ve found a pig, you need to get some carrots. Pigs love carrots and will follow you if you have some in your hand. To get carrots, you need to find and harvest some carrots crops. You can find these crops in villages, abandoned mineshafts, and naturally generated farmland.

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Step 3: Approach the Pig with Carrots

Approach the pig slowly while holding the carrots in your hand. Once the pig notices the carrots, it will start to follow you. Lead the pig to a safe, enclosed area, such as a fenced-off pen or a stable.

Step 4: Feed the Pig Carrots

Once you’ve led the pig to the enclosed area, you can start feeding it the carrots. Simply right-click on the pig with the carrots in your hand, and it will start eating them. Keep feeding the pig until it has a red heart above its head, indicating it is tamed.

Step 5: Naming Your Pig

Now that you’ve tamed the pig, you can give it a name. To do this, simply hold a name tag in your hand and right-click on the pig. A menu will appear, and you can type in the name you want to give your pig. Once you’re done, hit “enter,” and your pig will now have a name!

Step 6: Riding Your Pig

Now that you’ve tamed and named your pig, you can even ride it! Simply hold a saddle in your hand and right-click on the pig. You’ll be able to ride your pig around and explore your world in a whole new way.


Taming a pig in Minecraft is a fun and easy process that any player can do. With just a little bit of patience and some carrots, you can have your very own pet piggy to explore and adventure with. So go out there, find a pig, and start taming!


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