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by FleurThompson
Tue Jan 06, 2015 2:11 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Sow's milk appears to be drying up
Replies: 5
Views: 1974

Re: Sow's milk appears to be drying up

Thankyou Claire She is coping well with 12 hungry piglets, they do take a while to sort out their own teats , but seem to be getting enough, the back teats are bigger than the front ones if that makes any sense, but there is no discharge or redness, and she doesn't seem uncomfortable, so i think we ...
by FleurThompson
Thu Jan 01, 2015 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Help with boar
Replies: 0
Views: 1508

Help with boar

e have recently taken in two kunekunes, one of which is a boar aprox 12months old, entire. So I have a few options as far as I can see, I could castrate him and keep him as a pet, offer him up for adoption if anyone is interested in breeding, or send him off for meat- although I gather as he has sir...
by FleurThompson
Thu Jan 01, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Sow's milk appears to be drying up
Replies: 5
Views: 1974

Sow's milk appears to be drying up

We have recently taken on two Kune Kunes- they were rescued a few months ago , and the sow was found to be pregnant. Anyway she has had 12 piglets- now two weeks old. Her teats appear to be drying up- at least 6 of them! My question is can she cope with only 6 teats/ Haven't witnessed feeding time a...