I really need to know a way that I can help him. two days with the minerals and vitamin supplements and it was gone. Table 3. ... didn't want to stand up, off-feed, lethargic. If I support it under its belly it will very weakly try to walk, but does not even struggle much. In such cases the sow will stand with assistance but it … There could be plant's you could be feeding, to. But she seems to be in no pain since she doesn't squeak or anything. Again big farms don't see these problems because of their feeding program and their gene pools have weededout these "weaker" pigs Good Luck on your pig MARK, right on everyone.. everything is OK... our pig is walking normal now,,, we are guessing she got bit by a centipede or hurt her foot.. all is well and she is walking normal... we did give her some glucosomine drink and elctrolite drinks... we alos gave her lots of fresh mango... today she jumped right up as usal and came to greet us... we always get so worried about our pigs... but they always prove to be so resliant, Your pig has mycoplasma arthritis. STUFF each of the legs firmly and sew them to the body of your pig with the last row of each facing out (see picture below). Message for you sir! It seems she can't use her back legs. We need to supplement them, growing pigs 100mg daily and adults 50mg to 100mg daily. I purchased three pigs with intent to slaughter after they were fed up to a decent size. Our pig is dragging his hind legs, and can't stand or walk for long. It was for the best. 00. So although he is dragging both legs he at least has feeling in his right foot. This is another simple command you can teach your guinea pig using a treat. He isn't able to eat or drink and ma die soon. We continued on our walk and he started dropping his back legs. The paralyzed part (legs, neck, etc.) He could stand on his own in a sling but not without it for more than a few seconds. Diagnosis. Left untreated, the stifle (knee) joint eventually becomes very swollen, and the pig has to be euthanized because it becomes unable to rise. She feels really soft. The legs are all in the correct position. Four weeks into the finishing phase, the producer notices lame pigs. Dr. Hendrickson at Stoney Creek Vet. 1=765 468-6099. Spinal Cord: Pigs with insults to spinal cord will have central awareness (their brain is unaffected), but cannot walk properly. Exposure to further sunlight should be prevented. Its legs (both the front and back) are stretched out straight forward. Udder fine, in fact I think she's drying up. It is always rear leg lameness with no visible swelling initially. The drug of choice is Lincomycin 300. He just stiffened up and shook when we stood him up. Other conditions can cause a swaying gait in weaned pigs including injuries to the feet or back, bone weakness, poisonings such as arsanilic acid poisoning, the early stages of … Eventually severely affected guinea pigs will be in too much pain to eat a normal diet and/or may become paralyzed in the rear end as the spine or hip bones collapse. Back to the vet he got a shot of Bo-Se and b-12, and was prescribed LA-200. Every pig is different where one will get by another may need more than what it's getting in the ration. There are also predisposing factors to having problems in the hind legs, such as obesity, diabetes or excessive feeding in puppies. 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