Deworming Pigs

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by peaceeandlovee, Oct 4, 2013.

  1. peaceeandlovee

    peaceeandlovee Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,
    We have 6 pigs ready to be slaughtered in 3 weeks, we have had to deworm the pigs the past 2 months. I am curious if we should deworm them again or if it's best not to before freezer camp. I have not seen any visible worms recently. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Hollow Point

    Hollow Point Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Depends on the medicine. I know with Ivomec, it says not to slaughter for 4weeks after dosage is injected into pigs.
     
  3. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    If they aren't showing any symptoms there's no need to worm them
    This close to slaughter it won't matter
     
  4. grumsby

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    I de-wormed a few weeks ago and I think the stupid pig looked like it had one in it's mouth...couldn't get to it in time and whatever it was, was gone. Anyone know how long after de-worming can you butcher? I thank you in advance.
     

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