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by Fiona
Thu Mar 26, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Undescended testicle!
Replies: 0
Views: 1764

Undescended testicle!

Hi, I have today taken 5 two week old piglets for castration, only four were done successfully as one has an undescended testicle. As they were all intended to be sold as pets, this one obviously won't be and I am happy to keep him for next years sausages. I have only ever used castrated KuneKune fo...
by Fiona
Tue Jun 03, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: CCTV?
Replies: 4
Views: 2719

Re: CCTV?

Hello, I have an iPhone and iPad and bought a small wireless camera to go with them and set it up In the barn for farrowing (and lambing) time. It's really simple to set up cost £99 and works pretty well and I can 'look in' from wherever I am, no good if you haven't an iPhone though! We also have CC...
by Fiona
Wed Apr 02, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: Litters
Topic: looking for 2 female piglets in east sussex/west kent regi
Replies: 2
Views: 2098

Re: looking for 2 female piglets in east sussex/west kent re

Hi I have a lovely litter of 8, 4 of which are gilts, we are near Chelmsford, Essex if that's close enough for you? They are notified on the website, thanks.
by Fiona
Tue Jun 26, 2012 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello all, a few questions!
Replies: 7
Views: 3056

Re: Hello all, a few questions!

Hi thanks everyone that's a great help. I'm feeding 5-6lb per day at the moment plus fruit and veg, she's not out on grass just yet, we are sorting out a new paddock for them. I guessed you meant 0.3ml! Think I will stick to 0.5ml, same as the others, what was the reason not to go below 1ml Wendy? I...
by Fiona
Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello all, a few questions!
Replies: 7
Views: 3056

Hello all, a few questions!

Hi everyone, I have just had my first litter of Kunekunes born yesterday. A healthy litter of 9 to my gilt Ginger! I have been breeding Gloucester old spots for a few years and have had my kunes since last April, Ginger and her castrate brother Fred! Now as much as I know about my big pigs is pretty...