I raise Kunekune pigs amongst other animals. I am a beginner, this year I had by first three litters, hooray! I'd been waiting for that for some time.
Yesterday after much research on YouTube, we castrated a bunch of piglets (a feral pig got to my kk sow 😑, so all the half...
Hello my name is noemy..
I came across this site while looking for answers on how to take care of our pigs.. we're first time pig owners.. my uncle bought two pigs a couple months back turned out out one was pregnant and she had 14 pigs in one litter... the babies are about 3 months old now...
Long story. Will try to make it short. Lol. We rescued a piglet who is now about 8 months old. When we got her she was malnourished, underweight, and half dead. We let her live in our garage under a heat lamp, fed her food we Vitamixed for her, gave her antibiotics for her respiratory infection...
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We received our (what we were told was a 3 month old) runt about 4 days ago. We were given her to us for free when we bought two other pigs from a pig farmer. What the guy said was "you guys want this runt? The mom just didn't have enough milk so she got pushed out and she never grew" so mind...
One of my mini piglets are sick! All 5 of them were abandoned by mom 3 says after birth so we took them inside to care for them. They are a week and a day old. Up until 2 says ago she was doing great just like her brother and 3 sisters. Now she mopes around and barely eats... Could it be...
So we just got our first pig, for meat, an 8 week old duroc/Yorkshire cross, about a week ago. She's adorable but hates everyone's guts! She refuses to even get within ten feet of me, even if I have food. Walking towards her causes her to grunt and run away at top speed.
Is she going to...
This thread may not be very fun, I'm afraid. At the moment we only have two females bred.
Rita, if she took on her first breeding, is due any day now. She's showing premature signs. Her little tests have started to enlarge and she's slowing on appetite. DH called me frantically to the pen...