Extremely useful for farming and making fertilizer, hook a bunch up to a feed trough, have an injured animal and enable passive healing, it’s comparable to eating prunes on an empty stomach. You’ll have enough poop to cultivate an entire vineyard!
I take 3 of these, with my Yturanus and a multitude of Rexes, and fill them up with cheap kibble (dodo/dilo). I then proceed on epic boss fights. You won't really lose any Dinos. The pigs may be hungry, though.
If using for base defence u should have multiple troughs full of cooked meat to keep these guys fed. But isnt it worth it? Keeping ur dinos safe. Aaaaaaand finding a reason to make someone else in ur tribe actually cook meat