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by at2aw97
Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: Health
Topic: skinny pig died
Replies: 2
Views: 2116

Re: skinny pig died

Thanks for the info. They also get all the hay they want and occasional slop/scraps. as far as their living condition....I have a small barn that is spit into 3 sections. each end ha access to their outside pastures and the middle is for me, thier food and hay storage. when I put them together I jus...
by at2aw97
Thu Dec 27, 2012 3:54 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Rooting
Replies: 3
Views: 2978

Re: Rooting

I have 3 sows and a boar. the sows were seperated. all of them turned both of their pastures into a plowed field (I never would have guessed the pastures had that many rocks in them. by fall all that was present was dirt. I just got my kune's in july so im hoping it was a coping mechanism to a new h...
by at2aw97
Mon Dec 24, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: Health
Topic: skinny pig died
Replies: 2
Views: 2116

skinny pig died

I had a good sow I saw saturday that was really skinny. I go out everyday and feed and this day I noticed she had dropped a lot of wieght bones were poking through and showing. she did get up and eat when I fed her her oats but looked very sickley. On sunday morning she was dead. She had to have dro...
by at2aw97
Sun Sep 30, 2012 3:45 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: silage
Replies: 6
Views: 8148

Re: silage

Mine have all rooted up their paddocks, so they are getting hay. they seem to be eating it quite well, they also like playing and nesting in it. my 3 sows, boar and 8 little piglets all eat hay without problems
by at2aw97
Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: breeding age of kunekune
Replies: 1
Views: 2188

breeding age of kunekune

I am new to pigs and recently bought 3 sows and a boar. the 1st sow had 4 piglets and doing good at 1 1/2 months old. the next sow had 6 2 weeks later but 2 died. The boar is in his own paddaock and plenty big for other pigs. the piglets already run loose and go in and get along with him. I am plann...