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So my gilt began farrowing yesterday around 11am. She had 5
So my gilt began farrowing yesterday around 11am. She had 5 live births between 11am and 1:30 ish. She passed out a large after birth immediately after piglet number 5. I assumed she was done...Not! S… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
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We have a gilt in our farrowing house, she has been in labor
We have a gilt in our farrowing house, she has been in labor since about 1:30 today and we have checked her and her cervix has not dialated, what do we do… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Our gilt is very pregnant and due the 1st. Vulva didnt swell
Our gilt is very pregnant and due the 1st. Vulva didn't swell in heat or now...will it swell when she is about to deliver if we induce labor on after day 116 or will that not be a sign? She is a show … read more
Dr. Ryan
Dr. Ryan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a gilt that will not stand on her back leg, and now
I have a gilt that will not stand on her back leg, and now just swings it back and forth all day anytime she is up. She weighs about 175 now. When she was smaller she favored the same leg and we treat… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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Can a pig grow too fast? I have a Hampshire gilt, 4 1/2 months
Can a pig grow too fast? I have a Hampshire gilt, 4 1/2 months old and weighs almost 140 lbs.… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
Gilt started farrowing at noon today. First piglet delivered
Gilt started farrowing at noon today. First piglet delivered normal. After 1 hour with no second piglet, vaginal exam found second piglet stuck at shoulders and with help this one was delvered fine al… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
250 satisfied customers
I noticed 3 days ago that my gilts started to sneeze a little
I noticed 3 days ago that my gilts started to sneeze a little to much. I just came in from feeding them and checking each one to make sure everyone is happy. I now see that some of the gilts have thic… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
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Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
We have 9 gilts and they are Hampshire/Yorkshire cross. I live
We have 9 gilts and they are Hampshire/Yorkshire cross. I live in Cheyenne Wyoming, and the gilts are 6.5 months old. They weigh about 245lbs to 260lbs They were last wormed by our vet in June. He use… read more
Dr. Steve
Dr. Steve
Practicing Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,779 satisfied customers
I have2 guilts they were both AI on Nov. 2nd and 3rd 2010 with
I have2 guilts they were both AI on Nov. 2nd and 3rd 2010 with two doses. Have shown all the signs built nest, discharge, milk, swelling of the vulva and now at 121 days and still no babies someone sa… read more
CountryDoc
CountryDoc
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
326 satisfied customers
pig: hunched..tail strait down, her back bone is sticking..pure liquid
I bought 9, 40+ lbs. pig a couple weeks ago and they are all doing fine except one guilt. She is only about 20+ lbs, she stands hunched back, tail strait down, her back bone is sticking out really not… read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
What are the signs that a sow is near farrowing She is most
What are the signs that a sow is near farrowing? She is most definately pregnant, but I don't know the date that she became pregnant as the boar was with her for 2 months.. She is getting heavier and … read more
fionasteel
fionasteel
veterinarian
Bachelor's Degree
703 satisfied customers
my gilt is about 400 pounds she is a hamp. for the last two
my gilt is about 400 pounds she is a hamp. for the last two days all she has done is lay around and drink water. she wont eat or anything else. I am not sure if she is pregnant or not. she dont look i… read more
Dr. Larson
Dr. Larson
DVM
1,381 satisfied customers
I have a 16 week old show pig female she is a great pig however
I have a 16 week old show pig female she is a great pig however on tuesday I found a lump on her belly it hasgotten a little bigger in the last couple of days I am scare it is a hernia but it is hard … read more
Dr. Todd
Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
Gilt due to farrow 10-21 has a slit/tear right next to vulva
Gilt due to farrow 10-21 has a slit/tear right next to vulva about an inch long and deep it seems. No obvious signs that she cut/tear it on anything very little blood from it yesterday and none today.… read more
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Michele Konnersman
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Doctoral Degree
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Our pigmy goat is getting towards the end of her gestration--what
Our pigmy goat is getting towards the end of her gestration--what signs do i look for that will tell when to watch for the baby?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Have a pig that has had on and off bleeding coming from the
Have a pig that has had on and off bleeding coming from the nose the last 3 days, some coughing, some sneezing, vomitted once that we know of, normal tempature, eating normal? We do have a pig in our … read more
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Dr. Todd
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754 satisfied customers
we have a pig that just lays in her pen and limps a little
we have a pig that just lays in her pen and limps a little on her leg when we make her get up. What can be done if she has a leg injury?… read more
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Dr. Todd
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
754 satisfied customers
pig: little fast shake to her tail that was mostly constant
We purchased a pig at 75 pounds. She always had a little fast shake to her tail that was mostly constant. She is now 150 pounds and the shake has gone to her body. It is like she is shivering. She eat… read more
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