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 Worming Piglets
I am often asked about weaning piglets and I thought that Katie had an interesting question that asked if it’s ok for piglets to be left to wean naturally. “Hi,the time has come to wean my 8 week old piglets but i really dont want to yet do i really have to cant i leave … Read more Can Piglets Be Left To Wean Naturally?
I was recently told by a neighbouring smallholder that a good tip to help prevent mastitis in a sow when weaning the piglets is when the piglets are weaned (about 8 weeks old) from the sow leave the runt with the sow. This will help to stop the sow from getting mastitis as the runt … Read more Tip For Helping To Prevent Mastitis In Sow When Weaning Piglets
I have 27 saddleback piglets that are just over two weeks old. They will be available for sale as weaners in approximately 6 weeks time when they are about 8 weeks old. The sows that farrowed the piglets are from the Warrendale Rosette line and the boar is from the Gillbeck Grand Duke line. Saddleback … Read more Saddleback Piglets For Sale As Weaners Soon
A couple of weeks ago Sue contacted me wanting a couple of Saddleback weaners to fatten up. She came and chose the two piglets and they are now happily living on Sue’s smallholding as the video clip demonstrates. It was great to hear how the weaners are getting on. Hello Sara, Thanks for all this … Read more Saddleback Weaners Move To Smallholding