How To Worm A Pig

You can worm a pig by: injection, pouring a liquid wormer onto the back of the pig, by liquid in the water or a powdered wormer in the feed. The most effective way to worm is by injection because you ensure that the pig gets the right dose for it’s weight and age. Adding wormer … Read more

Worming Piglets

Piglets should be wormed at about 2 months of age or when the piglets are weaned. A piglet that is not wormed will not grow as quickly or as well as wormed piglets. You can administer a wormer by injection, pouring a liquid wormer onto the back of the pig, by liquid in the water … Read more

What To Look For In A Pedigree Saddleback Pig

To be eligible for pedigree registration, a saddleback pig must have the following characteristics: be black with an unbroken white saddle or band of white hair covering the front legs and up over the shoulders. the pig (male or female) must have a minimum of 12 good and evenly spaced teats. the pig can have … Read more

Splay Legs In Piglets

Splay legs in piglets is when the newborn piglet is unable to hold the front and or back legs together. The piglet is unable to stand up properly and the front  and or hind legs will be spread out. The piglet also finds it difficult to walk and it is therefore difficult for the piglet … Read more