Castrated Boars

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Dan
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Castrated Boars

Post by Dan » Wed Feb 24, 2010 8:45 am

Just wondering if the appearance of an adult castrated boar is any different to an adult entire boar??

Do they have the large thick armoured skin and tusks or do they grow more "sow looking" if that makes sense?

Pandora
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Post by Pandora » Wed Feb 24, 2010 9:34 pm

Hi Dan, I believe they get the tusks, but not the armour.
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Post by Darrell » Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:23 am

Yes my castrates over 18 months old have tusks but not heavy armour like my boars.

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Post by wendy scu » Thu Feb 25, 2010 12:59 pm

yes, tusks are just the same but no armour

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Post by kaz g » Sun Feb 28, 2010 5:36 pm

Mine too! He has the tusks but no armour, although he can be a bit of a mummy's boy!!! :oops:

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