Pot Belly Pig in Labor still???

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cindysb, Apr 27, 2017.

  1. cindysb

    cindysb Hatching

    Apr 27, 2017
    Hello everyone. I have a pot belly pig who had two piglets yesterday. I really have no idea what time she had them since we weren't home but my stepson came to find the two piglets around 6pm and they were dead. Now, my pig has been laying on her side ever since, seems like she's still contracting and is trying to push but no more piglets have come out. I've kept an eye on here last night and it's now 7am and still nothing but still signs that she's in labor. She has a bit of brown discharge. I don't know what to do. How can I help her? This is the second time she is having babies and the first time she had all 6 piglets within 2 hours. No complications. But something is definitely wrong this time and I'm not sure what we should do? Ny vet is 5 hours away as I live in the city.

  2. Whittni

    Whittni Crowing

    Mar 26, 2011
    Southern Utah
    Call a vet. To prevent smashed piglets in the future, you can use a farrowing pen.
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under cindysb [​IMG] Welcome!

    I have no experience with pigs but I did just want to say that I am sorry to hear of your loss and I hope that your pot belly is OK.
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    She may have a piglet that is badly placed, or too large for her to deliver. There are times you really do need a vet.

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