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by claire86
Fri Apr 25, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Poorly Skinny Kune
Replies: 6
Views: 5541

Hi Clare, Being a vet student with a strong interest in Pigs I am quite interesting in your case! The possible link I can see between her being underweight and going off her back legs is some sort of vitamin or mineral deficiency. However it may not be related to being underweight at all and may be ...
by claire86
Sun Mar 02, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Pet Pig Medicine
Replies: 0
Views: 3283

Pet Pig Medicine

Just to direct you all to this month's In Practice magazine - there's an article about "Pet Pig medicine - The Normal Pig" which seems pretty useful as a starting point for learning about keeping your pigs healthy! They do even show a picture of a Kune! It's a veterinary magazine, but hopefully some...
by claire86
Thu Jan 24, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: scary price increase of feed
Replies: 20
Views: 30523

I read this discussion last week and just by coincidence, a couple of days later, had a lecture on enteric diseases of pigs, in which the lecturer spoke about the increased cost of feed. Apparently, it's not just affecting smallholdings, it's making an impact on the whole pig production industry in ...
by claire86
Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:20 pm
Forum: Pigs
Topic: 2 boars wanting new home!
Replies: 4
Views: 4407

Hi Ann,
Yes, the pigs are still looking for a new home! I think I've got the email tab up so just send me an email and I'll reply with all the details of the sanctury so you can get in contact with them. If the email doesn't work, just let me know! :)
by claire86
Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:20 pm
Forum: Pigs
Topic: 2 boars wanting new home!
Replies: 4
Views: 4407

I'm not saying they should be sold for breeding - I realise papers are needed and that yes, selling uncastrated, unregistered boars for this purpose is wrong. All they want is a nice home where they can just be kept as pets.
by claire86
Sun Dec 30, 2007 5:40 pm
Forum: Pigs
Topic: 2 boars wanting new home!
Replies: 4
Views: 4407

2 boars wanting new home!

Hi all, The animal sanctury I worked at over summer has acquired 2 males kunekunes who are in need of a good home! Unfortunately, they don't have any papers with them. They are.... - not castrated (as far as we know!) - approx 1 year old - brothers - called Pip and Benjie - plain pale pink/white in ...