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Oopsie babies on their way

Discussion in 'Birthing, Weaning, and Raising Young Pigs' started by luvmypets, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. Mar 13, 2019
    luvmypets

    luvmypets Herd Master

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    I swear its one thing after another with these pigs. To start off I want to say that I know we should have removed the boarlings sooner, but we didn't, why? I couldnt tell ya. We have at least two litters that will be hitting the ground in the next month. It won’t happen again as we have a separate area for the intact boys. The gilts really started to show this week with Jolly looking massive and Opal rounding out. Good news is these girls aren’t too young as they will be a year old on the 22nd. They aren’t as big as I would like when it comes to breeding, however They are big enough that they should not have any difficulties with labor.

    To be completely honest I am unsure how the offspring will fair and Im more concerned about the mothers recovery than anything else.

    Jolly was not showing at all last week, however today I went to see her and she is really starting to show.
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  2. Mar 13, 2019
    Baymule

    Baymule Herd Master

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    You know what? I think a LOT of us have had Oops breedings. It is what it is, we all know that you are an extremely conscientious owner and caretaker of your animals. :hugs