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by ElizabethBaker
Mon Oct 01, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KuneKune's with sheep?
Replies: 4
Views: 2976

Re: KuneKune's with sheep?

Hi, Thank you for your responses. I had read elsewhere about the issue of pig-feed, copper and sheep, so an important consideration.
Liz
by ElizabethBaker
Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: KuneKune's with sheep?
Replies: 4
Views: 2976

KuneKune's with sheep?

My 14 yr old KuneKune Sybil lost her life-long partner in May. Advice was that she would probably not take to another pig due to her age and she has never known other pigs. She is doing OK, eating and in good health but I'm very aware of her being on her own. I wondered if pigs and sheep are an OK c...
by ElizabethBaker
Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Poorly Elderly kunekune
Replies: 4
Views: 2511

Re: Poorly Elderly kunekune

Hello Claire
Thank you for your response and advice. Sybil has remained OK so far. With the benefit of more thinking time and your advice and Wendy's I'm really hoping I wouldn't need to follow the vet's recommended route; meanwhile anxiously keeping a watchful eye on her.
Thanks,
Liz
by ElizabethBaker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Poorly Elderly kunekune
Replies: 4
Views: 2511

Re: Poorly Elderly kunekune

Thank you Wendy, your advice is much appreciated. I'm keeping fingers and everything crossed for Sybil. She and Bazil have been so healthy over the years and I haven't gained much experience with the sick pig. I'm sure my vets have done their best but I was surprised at how little they could offer -...
by ElizabethBaker
Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Poorly Elderly kunekune
Replies: 4
Views: 2511

Poorly Elderly kunekune

Sybil, who is 13 years and never been ill before was not well 10 days ago. She didn't come out of the ark for breakfast, she was very cold. I called the vet. Sybil was out of the ark when the vet arrived and she was trying to vomit. He gave her long-acting pain killer and antibiotic and she was norm...