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by clteward
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Feeding pigs Veg peelings
Replies: 13
Views: 23618

Re: Feeding pigs Veg peelings

OK that's fine then. I've been feeding my four them (obviously in moderation like everything else) and they love them, with no ill effects. Guess they're just like humans when it comes to eating a lot of starch! And I've recently found that mine love bananas, are they ok for them to eat? I was a bit...
by clteward
Mon Feb 20, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Feeding pigs Veg peelings
Replies: 13
Views: 23618

Re: Feeding pigs Veg peelings

Hi, does anyone know why, or if it's true that potatoes can't be fed raw? Thanks
by clteward
Sun Jan 29, 2012 8:02 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Thin piglet
Replies: 7
Views: 4106

Re: Thin piglet

Any ideas as to why it hasn't affected the other three at all? Thanks for your help. I'll let you know how we get on.
by clteward
Sun Jan 29, 2012 5:45 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Thin piglet
Replies: 7
Views: 4106

Re: Thin piglet

Could it possibly be anything to do with a selenium deficiency? We have selenium deficient soils at home and didn't think it would affect pigs!
by clteward
Sun Jan 29, 2012 3:13 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Thin piglet
Replies: 7
Views: 4106

Re: Thin piglet

Yea that's how we thought they should be! She's definitely under weight then, you can even feel her ribs. Very strange as other pigs are in brilliant condition! Her coat is fine though. Going to try a multivitamin injection before wormer again so not to build up an immunity. Any recommendations? We ...
by clteward
Sat Jan 28, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Thin piglet
Replies: 7
Views: 4106

Thin piglet

Hi, I have had two kunekune piglets since last July (born May). One is a castrated male and the other a female. The female is about 1/3 of the size of the male now and seems really quite thin, the male is huge and fine! She's not unhappy, eats plenty, has a decent supply of water and has been wormed...