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Daisy

My pig has a cold

My 8.5 pound 13 week old female pot bellied pig has a cold...I cannot find any vet's around where I live that will see her. What can I do for her?

1/2/08

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lindie and rachael

i didnt know pigs could get cold

1/2/08

Martina Stuart

Sounds bizarre bt worm her ( ivomec injection is probably best as it contols mites too and the problem at this age may well be migrating ascrid worms.

3/2/08

Daisy

Does this mean that I need to worm my Boxer as well? Can it spread to other animals? How can I prevent this in the future? Will I need to do this for the rest of her life?

4/2/08

Martina Stuart

I would plan to worm the pot belly twice a year and the Boxer 4 times. The same type of worms ( round worms {Acarids & Strongyles} and tapeworms) can affect dogs and pigs but not the same species.

5/2/08

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