Sows Go To Market

It is with a heavy heart that I write this post to say that my two sows went to market on Monday. I bought Cagney and Lacy from a friend back in July 2007 and I have looked after them practically everyday for the last two years bar a few days away. Cagney and Lacy … Read more

Mastitis In Sows

Mastitis affects sows and gilts that have farrowed and are feeding piglets or have just weaned their piglets. Signs to look out for include: Teats that are hot to the touch. Teats that are hard and lumpy. Sow not eating. Heavy breathing. Raised temperature. Lethargy in sows. Not standing up. Mastitis needs to be treated … Read more