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by coleenandwannekunekune
Thu Jan 28, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: piglet being sick
Replies: 5
Views: 5166

thanks for your help there was no more diarrhoea tonight and she wasnt sick i cleaned the barn out and put new bedding in to stop infection so ill keep an eye on her. also they have been on nuts since they were born but they started to eat them at about 2 weeks so along time thank you once again x
by coleenandwannekunekune
Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: piglet being sick
Replies: 5
Views: 5166

she is nearly 9 weeks old and they are not weaned yet. no others are showing signs. cant tell if anymore sickness over night as mummy pig eats it. she started to be sick after eating the nuts not immediatly though. i havent seen her drink yet but im going to watch her tonight. it was happening every...
by coleenandwannekunekune
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: piglet being sick
Replies: 5
Views: 5166

piglet being sick

My piglet was being sick tonight it smelt really horrible like sour milk she is still eating and seems herself. any advise please :cry:
by coleenandwannekunekune
Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:31 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: casterating piglets
Replies: 5
Views: 3830

sadly my little piglet died this morning. i left him with his mum but he just went down hill yesterday. i feel so bad!!
by coleenandwannekunekune
Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:12 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: casterating piglets
Replies: 5
Views: 3830

sorry i forgot to say it was a hernia! and it has been removed!
by coleenandwannekunekune
Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: casterating piglets
Replies: 5
Views: 3830

casterating piglets

i had my 4 boars casterated tonight. we took them to the vets as i thought this was betterfor me. on the last piglet, as the vet cut he prolapsed it was awful. the vet said it was lucky i had him done or he would of died he has stitched him all up. i took him back to his mum he had a little drink. b...
by coleenandwannekunekune
Sat Nov 28, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: poorly piglet
Replies: 4
Views: 3915

will it be ok to give them at 4/5 days old as my vets is shut till monday now? also how do i inject it? he is eating really well thank you so much for your advise you have made me feel so much better now
by coleenandwannekunekune
Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Iron injection new born piglets
Replies: 4
Views: 4578

where do you get them from and what age do you give them then?
by coleenandwannekunekune
Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: poorly piglet
Replies: 4
Views: 3915

poorly piglet

my piglets were born yesterday 27/11/09 one little runt keeps going round in circles. he is eating well he can walk straight if he is leaning on either another piglet or mum any suggestions? also is there any thing i can give him to supplement him ie baby milk power?
by coleenandwannekunekune
Sat Nov 28, 2009 2:20 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Castrating Piglets
Replies: 18
Views: 19215

for all of them? or each that isnt bad either way i only have 4 boars is it ok to take them away from mum to have it done?
by coleenandwannekunekune
Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Castrating Piglets
Replies: 18
Views: 19215

how much does it cost? im having all my boys done!
by coleenandwannekunekune
Fri Nov 27, 2009 4:58 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: very good news!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 2167

very good news!!!

in the early hours of the night coleen gave birth to 9 beautiful piglets 5 white with black spots and 4 brown they are all so beautiful. there is one runt i am a bit worried about he keeps going round in circles im keeping an eye on him though. she did it all by herself and cleaned them also she is ...
by coleenandwannekunekune
Sat Nov 21, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: your thoughts on farrowing crates
Replies: 6
Views: 4707

i have been so thick!! my boyfriend made a sort of crate but it has 3 sides and the sow sleeps in the middle but the piglets can get away from her around the edges as they are covered if you know what i mean she has now madeher nest in there. im so excited now!! i have breed lots of other animals bu...
by coleenandwannekunekune
Fri Nov 20, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: your thoughts on farrowing crates
Replies: 6
Views: 4707

my sow is indoors at the moment as i have brought her in the farrow. i wanted it to be as natural as can be as i think this is best for me and my pig., but what is a farrowing rail? i thought it was the same as those horrible crates!!!
by coleenandwannekunekune
Fri Nov 20, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: your thoughts on farrowing crates
Replies: 6
Views: 4707

your thoughts on farrowing crates

do you think natural or crate?
it would be great to here your different views! :)