You can worm a pig by:
- 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 to the water or feed is more difficult as you cannot be sure how much each pig has consumed.
Your vet will advise on the best course of treatment against worms for your herd of pigs or piglets.
Ivermectin wormers are a good treatment against a range of worms.
A useful book for a new pig keeper and breeder is the book Starting With Pigs by Andy Case.
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