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I am looking to rehome my 5 yr old boar and sow. Both proven and registered with the BKKPS, healthy and well cared for. They can either go together or seperately and are free to good home (ie members of the BKKPS only) For more details please email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sat May 21, 2011 11:14 pm
- Forum: Health
- Topic: Desperate HELP needed - new pig owner and sick pig
- Replies: 7
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The following link on Erysipelas is useful: http://www.thepigsite.com/pighealth/article/181/erysipelas Erysipelas is not fatal if it is treated soon enough and effectively. It sounds however as though your pig is not suffering from gastro intestinal problems as he is eating and going to the toilet. ...
I'm really sorry to hear that your piggy is still missing, you must be really worried about her. It sounds like you are doing everything that you can. The only other thing I can suggest is asking at local farms, maybe someone has taken her in. I really hope that you find her.
Well its good news that she is still nearby. She won't go far as she will be able to hear and smell her brother and want to get near to him. Is there any other food she is especially keen on... apples? or even buscuits - I know there not good for her, but if they get her home then worth it!
Sorry to hear that you have lost your piglet, I doubt they he will be far away. Go out with a bucket of pig nuts and call him and rattle the bucket of food hopefully he will come running home. Good luck.
I would get a good firm brush and give him a very good brush before adding any oil. Then I get the oil pour it into my hands and massage it into the pigs skin (you get nice soft hands too!) how much really depends on how dry his skin is. After I have applied it I then give them a good brush again af...
The owner of the field adjacent to mine has horses. He spoke to me today and said that he would be having his field sprayed in the next week or so to kill off the ragwort and moss. He said that he would warn me when it was so that I could keep my animals in that day. now it has got me worried becaus...
As Simon has said there is no need to worry about anything once you have sold the piglet then it is upto the new owner to ensure that they follow the advice you have given them re housing, health and welfare etc if they fail to do this and their pigs get out and cause damage them it is their respons...
My boar doesn't have any piri piri, however he has never sired a piglet without any piri piri and he has sired quite a few litters. I believe that he did have piri piri when he was younger, but I was told they dropped off.