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by wendy scu
Mon Aug 25, 2014 12:07 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Worming
Replies: 2
Views: 2403

Re: Worming

the best way to worm (particularly if you don't know their worming history) is to give them an injection of Noromectin. They will need approx 2mls each (the dose is 1ml per 33kgs) injected under the skin on the side of the neck You can buy this in small bottles and its not expensive - vet, countrywi...
by wendy scu
Sun Jul 06, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Help with grazing
Replies: 2
Views: 1740

Re: Help with grazing

why do you think they have lost the ability to graze? what are they doing?
by wendy scu
Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fox kills Kune piglet
Replies: 9
Views: 7034

Re: Fox kills Kune piglet

i have lost young piglets to foxes on more than one occassion. never an older one like this though
by wendy scu
Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Postlip Pigs 1st Anniversary
Replies: 2
Views: 1596

Re: Postlip Pigs 1st Anniversary

absolutely lovely! thanks :)
by wendy scu
Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:27 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Rotten egg smelling burps baby kunekune
Replies: 6
Views: 3029

Re: Rotten egg smelling burps baby kunekune

how old is the piglet ?
by wendy scu
Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:16 pm
Forum: Feeding
Topic: Slow eating
Replies: 4
Views: 2217

Re: Slow eating

thankfully pigs can vomit so if his system can't cope he should bring it back up. make sure he has plenty of water all the times and i reckon it will be fine in a day or two when it has had time to pass through
by wendy scu
Wed Jun 18, 2014 8:14 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Rotten egg smelling burps baby kunekune
Replies: 6
Views: 3029

Re: Rotten egg smelling burps baby kunekune

aside from the greens is she having any pig food? very important to have proper pig nuts in their diet when they're young
by wendy scu
Thu Jun 05, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: CCTV?
Replies: 4
Views: 2674

Re: CCTV?

you can get pretty good little wireless cctv's (if you haven't got an iphone) but check the range of course. google it and have look.
good luck, and thanks for buying the book! :)
by wendy scu
Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:04 am
Forum: Pigs
Topic: kunekune Pig - looking for her forever home
Replies: 6
Views: 2494

Re: kunekune Pig - looking for her forever home

lorraine there is a lady on facebook who is desperate for a home for two kunes as she is going into intensive cancer treatment shortly and having to disperse her rescue animals. if you would like her details let me know
by wendy scu
Thu Apr 17, 2014 8:01 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Pig lame/spinal/leg issues?
Replies: 11
Views: 5057

Re: Pig lame/spinal/leg issues?

medications were metacam (anti inflamm) and Betamox or pen and strep.
by wendy scu
Fri Mar 28, 2014 9:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my kunekune killed and ate a chicken,any experience of this
Replies: 16
Views: 8127

Re: my kunekune killed and ate a chicken,any experience of t

i think (an i hope i'm right!) that he will not bite you but will bump you with his snout .
i have only been bitten once - by a sow who was blind and was trying to grab food from me - she got my leg by mistake and hung on a bit because she was thinking it was the food. it hurt :(
by wendy scu
Sat Mar 15, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my kunekune killed and ate a chicken,any experience of this
Replies: 16
Views: 8127

Re: my kunekune killed and ate a chicken,any experience of t

i think you've answered all your questions yourself there :) i am sure his reactions to your affections are simply because he is a bit overwhelmed and has maybe not had this kind of attention before. Maybe he has had negative attention before? maybe he has had to challenge someone or something for h...
by wendy scu
Fri Mar 14, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: my kunekune killed and ate a chicken,any experience of this
Replies: 16
Views: 8127

Re: my kunekune killed and ate a chicken,any experience of t

I have a friend who keeps pigs and chickens together (outside in the fields) and she had the same unfortunate experience as you - she saw it happen and it was simply that the chicken was pecking at the pig food and the pig just chomped the chicken - as he would have done another pig if it were chall...