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by aralph
Thu Jan 19, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pyometra in kunekune pigs
Replies: 8
Views: 5219

Re: Pyometra in kunekune pigs

Hi Wendy No i don't mind you asking at all - it's a creamy, transluscent white/yellow colour. There is a slight smell at the moment but not what i'd call massively offensive - if that makes sense? It's a bit like a thin jelly liquid. Initially when Peggy first developed it last year, my first reacti...
by aralph
Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: kunekune's and fencing
Replies: 6
Views: 3398

Re: kunekune's and fencing

Hi there I have found from experience that electric fencing is the only thing which works for my girls. I was quite reluctant to try it as one of mine is blind (from improper treatment and management when she was very young, before I got her) and I wasn't sure she'd cope with it. However after using...
by aralph
Thu Jan 19, 2012 1:19 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pyometra in kunekune pigs
Replies: 8
Views: 5219

Re: Pyometra in kunekune pigs

Hi again Thank you both for your replies. They are both still showing symptoms (i.e. discharge) but fortunately are still eating (very well) - in fact Wilber physically tried to wrestle the feed bowl out of my hands last night which I'm taking as a good sign. They are having their 'meds' in their fo...
by aralph
Wed Jan 18, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Pyometra in kunekune pigs
Replies: 8
Views: 5219

Re: Pyometra in kunekune pigs

Thank you for your reply. At the moment, fortunately Wilber is eating well and it's making it easier to get the antibiotics into her. Unfortunately I discovered last night that Sally, my older girl also has a slight discharge so it looks like my worst fears may have materialised. If I had known abou...
by aralph
Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:05 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pyometra in kunekune pigs
Replies: 8
Views: 5219

Pyometra in kunekune pigs

Hi there. I'm new to this forum but I really hoping you may be able to help with advice or experiences. Has anyone had any dealings with pyometra in their kunekune's? I lost Peggy last year to this nasty infection and now it looks like Wilber, one of my other girls has developed it. The vet last tim...