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by Colt Cottage
Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:35 pm
Forum: Litters
Topic: Wanted 2 x Kunekune Piglets
Replies: 1
Views: 1085

Re: Wanted 2 x Kunekune Piglets

How far are you prepared to travel? I have some available late April but in Galloway, SW Scotland!
by Colt Cottage
Thu Feb 23, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: ascarid worms
Replies: 1
Views: 1422

ascarid worms

About a month ago we brought in a new gilt and today I noticed a number of thin white worms about 3 inches long in her faeces, which I am guessing are ascarids, they don't look like tapeworms. The vet recommends dectomax for her and the boar. I have 3 queries: firstly, she should be 3 weeks into her...
by Colt Cottage
Wed Dec 30, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: boar straining to defacate
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

Re: boar straining to defacate

Dear Simon, thanks for your reply, I did call out the vet as I couldn't bear to see the poor chap in what looks like some discomfort. The vet prescribed a three day course of antibiotic injection and oral Buscopan. This is day three of the course and he's still straining. He does have access to a ra...
by Colt Cottage
Mon Dec 28, 2015 5:14 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: boar straining to defacate
Replies: 3
Views: 1440

boar straining to defacate

Hallo, Our boar is between 5 and 6 years old. He is straining hard to defecate, it is clearly painful and he is spending a lot of time standing still, twitching his tail, with his anus protruding. His droppings are a little small and tight, but not abnormally so. He is eating and drinking enthusiast...