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Orphaned Pot Bellied Pigs Help!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by MuckBucket, Aug 14, 2011.

  1. MuckBucket

    MuckBucket Out Of The Brooder

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    I posted a couple days ago wondering if my pot bellied pig could be pregnant, you were all a great help and last night she had babies. However I do beleive they are premature and she wants nothing to do with them. I thought perhaps she was just nervouse with me around, she is still very shy, sio I let her be for about four hours and checked on her and the babies were all scattered, cold, and most of them dead. What should I feed them...they are very hungry, she will not let me milk her, what is another option?
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Please post back on your original thread about this ASAP-because alot of folks are waiting for an update and could probably help you--when folks post on threads they have links that lead them back to all threads they posted on and that will help you alot--Im sorry I can't you more I know nothing about piggies:(
     
  3. DUCKGIRL89

    DUCKGIRL89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you have any nipples and a bottle? if not go to a feed store and try to find some. For a bottle you can use a normal small plastic coke bottle. Also for milk you can feed them cows milk out of the frige for a day or so but try to get ahold of some goats milk from the store thats the healthiest thing for them. Hope I helped.
     
  4. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    also on your other thread please post back in title EMERGENCY-mom abandoned babies!!!! HELP I listed a bunch of sites to link and read real quick to help you on baby feed and care
     
    Last edited: Aug 14, 2011
  5. Haviris2

    Haviris2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can feed them human baby formula, and they should be able to suck from a normal baby bottle.
     

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