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Worming tips. (The homestead hog).

It's wise to worm piglets after they are weaned. Sows should be wormed just before they are bred, then move them to clean quarters, washing the breasts with warm soapy water before farrowing.

Wormy pigs don't grow well, show pot bellies, and their hair will be dull and stick out instead of lying flat.

Take a sample of the manure to your vet as you can't see the worms with the naked eye. -- Dr. Clark Spaulding, D.V.M.

Source: Ontario Pork, October 2001
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Author:Spaulding, Clark
Publication:Countryside & Small Stock Journal
Date:Jan 1, 2002
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