Weaning Piglets

Weaning piglets is when the piglets are taken away from the sow. Piglets are usually weaned at 8 weeks of age, although it is usually earlier for commercial pigs. Weaning can be stressful for the sow and the piglets. It is generally better to remove the sows and not the piglets in order to reduce … Read more

Weaning Piglets

Today we have weaned 8 Saddleback piglets from the sow. Lacy, one of my Saddleback sows had piglets 8 weeks ago on this coming Monday. The piglets are all a good size and have been eating creep feed since week two so they are used to eating away from the sow. We waited till feeding time … Read more